Grand Layout

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Grand Layout
Math - Introduction to the Decimal System
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LevelPrimary
Age4 - 5
PrerequisitesAssociation of Beads and Cards
Materialslarge number cards
set of golden beads

This activity teaches the child the association of the numerals and the quantities.

Presentations

The presentations can be done in any order.

Presentation 1

  1. Lay out two large mats side by side.
  2. Lay out the unit number cards along the right edge of the rug as shown. Lay out the appropriate number of unit beads to the left of each card.
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  3. Lay out the tens number cards as shown. Lay out the appropriate number of ten bars to the left of each card.
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  4. Lay out the hundred number cards as shown. Lay out the appropriate number of hundred squares to the left of each card.
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  5. Lay out the thousand number cards as shown. Lay out the appropriate number of thousand cubes to the left of each card.
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Presentation 2

  1. Lay out four mats side by side.
  2. next step
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Presentation 3

  1. Lay out three mats end to end.
  2. next step
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Presentation 4

  1. Lay out three mats end to end. Add extra mats if the ones you have aren't wide enough to fit everything.
  2. next step
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Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

Material

Make Your Own

Printable Large Number Cards

Where to Buy

see Golden Beads
and Number Cards


Further Reading