Friday, June 15, 2012

Homemade abacuses



I am in the process of teaching and my little guy is in the process of learning his numbers. 
Here was a fun hands on idea. 


What we used:
If you don't have all the items you could use: 
Popsicle sticks, skewers cut and small noodles. 





Here are our homemade abacuses. It is a great math manipulative. 


While learning numbers here we have also done a number train and a number snake which my little guy has really liked also. 
Here is the link for the number snake: Snake and Numbers
Learning and teaching...In my west corner,
Becky


6 comments:

Rebecca English said...

Oh my caught would love this. So pretty and a brilliant resource too. Definitely in the to do list

Allison said...

These are fantastic and made with items we have on hand! Visiting from the Sunday Showcase.

Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas said...

This is fabulous! What a great DIY math lesson! Featuring this on this week's Sunday Showcase On Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas. Thanks for sharing it with us.

Jackie said...

Love this idea...what are the sticks? Are the skewers that you cut down? I have everything else just need to know what the skinny sticks are?

Creatively Content said...

Jackie, Truth is someone gave me some craft supplies and gave me these skinny little sticks however... skewers stick are about the same size. You can cut them down to size and they would work fine. :) Hope this helps.

Marília said...

Adorei esta ideia!!! Vou com certeza, fazer com meus meninos! Obrigada pela partilha!
Marília Ceia do JardimdaAldeia2

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