7 Generation Games Teaching Multiplication

Explore our Making Camp series

Making Camp Ojibwe is our free version. Players practice multiplication and division while learning math problem-solving strategies. They’ll also be introduced to Native American history. Earn points by solving math problems and answering social studies questions in the village-building simulation game.

 Making Camp Bilingual includes the same content as Making Camp Ojibwe but allows you to switch between Spanish and English. 

Making Camp Premium includes dozens more videos and activities, along with a Words section that teaches English/Language Arts. Runs on Android, Chromebook, iPad, Mac or Windows computers.

Spirit Lake: The Game – Players learn how to solve multiplication, division and geometry through word problems set in the context of a stories based on the history and culture of the Dakota people. Runs on Mac and Windows computers.

Multiplication Lesson Plans

Find the Perimeter – This lesson combines two videos, Making Camp Premium, and an activity, with emphasis on the active, as students measure and compute the perimeter of household objects.

Multiplication of 2-digit and 3-digit numbers: Involves estimation, problem-solving and rounding. This lesson incorporates two helpful videos with great math examples from Spirit Lake: The Game. (You don’t need the game.)

Multiplying by n: 0 and 1 – Visit this page to download the Grade 3 lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation (PDF and PPTX).

Multiplying by n: 2 – Download the Grade 3 lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation (PDF and PPTX).

Multiplying by N: 3 – Download the Grade 3 lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation (PDF and PPTX).

Multiplying by N: 4 Download the Grade 3 lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation (PDF and PPTX).

Multiplying by N: 5 and 10 Download the Grade 3 lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation (PDF and PPTX).

Multiplying by N: 6 Download the Grade 3 lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation (PDF and PPTX).

Multiplying by N: 7 Download the Grade 3 lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation (PDF and PPTX).

Multiplying by N: 8 Download the Grade 3 lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation (PDF and PPTX).

Multiplying by N: 9 Download the Grade 3 lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation (PDF and PPTX).

Making Camp Premium Lessons

This set of Grade 3-5 lessons requires access to Making Camp Premium.

5-Minute Lessons from Making Camp: 7 Generation Games Making Camp blends Ojibwe history with math. Requires the game, Making Camp.

Trade for a Wigwam: Making Camp Premium has a gamification element to practicing and learning math. Requires access to this game.

Making Camp: Ojibwe Hunting and Multiplication – Let’s continue learning with Making Camp Premium with two more math games.

Multiplication Videos

Build a model – That’s one way to solve a multiplication problem, whether filling carts with buffalo robes or boxes with books. This video emphasizes the relationship between multiplication and division.

Long Multiplication – Multiplying two-digit numbers? Multiplying three-digit numbers? It’s not that hard. Let Grandma show you how with these examples.

Long Multiplication – multiplication of 2-digit and   3-digit numbers – Make it easier to multiply large numbers by breaking it down into two or three easier problems. Can you multiply 10 by 300? You’re halfway there!

Perimeter and Polygons – Calculate perimeter of a quadrilateral using multiplication.