COMBINATION OF GOLDEN BEAD AND LARGE NUMBER CARDS
A set of Large number Cards. 1 – 1000.
A quantity of Golden Beads: 45 units 45 ten bead bars 45 hundred squares 1 thousand cube
To enable the child to see the number system laid out with the numerals and their corresponding quantities.
The teacher shows the child how to place the number card ‘1’ on the top right-hand corner of the mat and how to place the quantity, one golden unit, to the right of the card.
The child continues in this way until he has used all the golden bead material for the units.
The teacher shows the child how to place the number card for ’10’ and the ten bead bar parallel to the number card and the child continues until he reaches ’90’.
He then continues with the hundreds and the thousand.
Visual and counting the number cards and the Golden Beads.
All the material should be used.
4 – 5 years