Time Tables Ball Throw Game. Carnival-Themed Multiplication Fun!

This fun carnival inspired multiplication game is designed to help students remember times tables. It’s suitable for a range of ages and is an excellent resource for parents and teachers who wish to supplement classroom learning with engaging, educational activities and games.

Ball throwing times tables game

Features

  • Choose which multiplication tables to learn from 2 to 12, including a ‘mixed’ option which combines all the times tables.

  • Questions and answer options are generated randomly, meaning no two games are exactly the same.

  • A subtle countdown for each question allows for a competitive time-based element without the pressure of going against the clock. Answer quickly to score more points or go at your own speed, the clock will not ‘run out’.

  • Questions and answer options are generated randomly, meaning no two games are exactly the same.

  • Subtle countdown for each question allows for a competitive time-based element without the pressure of going against the clock. Answer quickly to score more points or go at your own speed, the clock will not ‘run out’.

  • All selectable options in the game are numbers specifically drawn from the times table selected at the beginning of the game. This focused approach ensures that players are consistently practicing and reinforcing their understanding of a specific set of multiplication facts.

  • Instant feedback. Engaging animation and graphics show the player whether their answer is correct and will allow them to keep trying until they eventually select the right answer.

  • Web-based functionality, designed to work on desktops, tablets and interactive whiteboards. No need for additional software or downloads.

Instructions

Playing the game is simple. Select a times table to practice or choose ‘mixed tables’ to generate a randomly selected set of questions from all of the times tables.

Menu screen

Look in the question display panel and then throw the ball through the hole attached to the numbered star which shows the correct answer.

How to play

Pay attention to the lights either side of the question display panel. These will be extinguished one-by one, reducing the amount of points available for the active question. To score highly, try and find the right answers as quickly as you can!

Timer lights

When you’ve answered all 12 questions the game is over and your score will be displayed. Keep playing to try and beat your score.

Game over

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