Because of this vital importance of mathematics the school must use special methods for teaching it and make clear and comprehensible its elements with the help of plenty of apparatus that demonstrates the materialized abstractions of mathematics.
The Sandpaper Numerals introduce the child to symbol 0-9 and their corresponding number names. By tracing the numerals in the style and direction in which they are written, the child is preparing for writing numbers. The 10 rough sandpaper numerals are mounted on smooth green boards.(Box sold separately)
The Spindle Box provides practice in associating quantity and symbol for the numbers 0-9. 45 loose wooden spindles are included.
Spindles not included.
In the final stage of number work 1-10, the child applies his skills in associating quantity and symbol by identifying and placing the numerals in their proper sequence and then associating the corresponding amount of counters beneath them. The set consists of a wooden box with two compartments containing the numerals 1-10 printed on wooden tablets and...
A wooden tray containing Golden Bead Materials used in the introduction of the decimal quantities of 1, 10, 100 and 1000. (cards sold separately)
A concrete representation of the decimal system 1 to 1000, which demonstrates place value and the concept that a decimal category can not exceed 9. The set includes: 9 individual unit beads, 9 bars of 10, 9 squares of 100, 1 cube of 1000, 3 wooden boxes, 1 wooden unit tray, and a wooden tray.