"Unifix cubes are used for patterning, grouping, sorting, counting, numbers, addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, measurement and a host of other subjects."
Unifix Basic Math Activity Kit From the Manufacturer Dual-Purpose Number Board, Number Indicators 0 - 10, Assorted Notation Cards and Teacher's Guide. 100 Unifix Cubes. |
"Georges Cuisenaire, a Belgian schoolteacher, wanted to demonstrate how the notes on a musical scale match the relationships among numbers. So he invented a "keyboard of mathematics" in the form of rods with graduated lengths and brilliant colors.
Ever since, students have used this manipulative to understand numbers and their relationships by matching, comparing, and describing rod relationships. Using these innovative, easy-to-handle rods, teachers can demonstrate color-length, number value-length, and number value-color relationships."
"This unique manipulative is designed for students who actually need to see what they are learning, i.e. what adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing look like beyond the textbook. Written in the visual and creative language of the visual learner, NUMBER NEIGHBORS uses the principles of geometry (the visual side of math) to teach mathematical concepts."
Pattern Blocks
From the Manufacturer Investigate geometric forms and relationships, explore symmetry and exercise logic and sorting skills with this versatile manipulative. 250 Plastic Pieces Mesh Storage Bag. |
Unifix Cubes
"Colorful, interlocking cubes help children from ages four and up learn number and math concepts."
Cuisenaire Rods
"Cuisenaire Rods spark students’ interest in arithmetic through investigation and visual confirmation of math concepts. This versatile manipulative provides seemingly endless opportunities to introduce math topics, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, geometry, measurement, and more, making it an essential manipulative for every classroom."
Zome
Manufacturer website.
Muggins! Math
Marble games for teaching math from basic computation through algebra.
Math Books
Fiction and picture books that include math.
Paper Engineering
An introduction to the art and science of building things with paper.
Sliceforms
Links and resources for exploring these collapsible geometric paper models.
The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple. - S. Gudder
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