On MMM's I plan to bring something math-y to my daughter's 3rd/4th grade classroom to inspire wondering, noticing, questions and conversations. I'm kicking things off in style with two variations on the classic multiplication table and one make-your-own version.
I put the times tables back to back and laminated them so they will stay fresh all year round in the kids' math folders.
One side is this very graphic and beautiful visual, to scale, multiplication table which I found last year at Let's Play Math (at the end of her post, but the post itself is marvelous as well). This chart has been hanging on our wall all year and I'm still not tired of looking at it.
And here's a closer look at the other side, one of the archetype times tables from crebobby.com:
And here's the make-your-own version I put together (revised thanks to the astute observation from Denise in the comments):
And here's a link to the pdf!
Have a marvelously math-y Monday! How will you marvel over math today? Let me know!