My maths set have been working on poems to help them learn their tables. Here is their 8 times table poem.
One spider on a plate. One times eight equals eight
Two spiders on a trampoline. Two times eight is sixteen.
Three spiders on the door. Three times eight is twenty-four.
Four spiders in my shoe. Four times eight is thirty-two.
Five spiders being naughty. Five times eight equals forty.
Six spiders on the gate. Six times eight is forty-eight.
Seven spiders collecting sticks. Seven times eight is fifty-six.
Eight spiders running across the floor. Eight times eight is sixty-four.
Nine spiders standing in a queue. Nine times eight is seventy-two.
Ten spiders scaring Katie. Ten times eight equals eighty.