Difference between revisions of "Bead Stair"

From Montessori Album
m (Text replacement - "Materials Company of" to "Materials Co. of")
(price check update)
Line 44: Line 44:
 
===Where to Buy===
 
===Where to Buy===
 
[[Category:Where to Buy]]
 
[[Category:Where to Buy]]
'''Bead Stair 1-9'''<br>
+
Prices and links checked: 31 July 2020
[https://www.absorbentmontessorimaterial.com/product_p/m10.htm Absorbent Montessori] $26.00 (with tray)<br>
+
<div class="buyGrid">
[http://www.adenamontessori.us/detailsn_C154.html Adena] $1.89<br>
+
<div class="buyElement">
[http://www.affordmontessori.com/product_details.asp?productcode=%27MA10%27 Affordable Montessori] $12.00 (with tray)<br>
+
{| class="buytable sortable"
[http://www.montessoriresources.com/Glass-Bead-Stair-1-9-KB-P1574C7.aspx Albanesi] $9.00<br>
+
|-
[https://www.alisonsmontessori.com/Color_Bead_Stair_p/m115.htm Alison's] $6.00<br>
+
!colspan="2"|Bead Stair 1-9
[https://www.bruinsmontessori.com/itemdetails.php?item_id=57 Bruins] $9.00<br>
+
|-
[https://www.montessoriequipment.com/Colored-Bead-Stairs-p/m.149.1.htm IFIT] $2.50<br>
+
! Store !! Price
[http://www.montessoriconcepts.com/products.php?cat=Math&num=28 Montessori Concepts] $2.00<br>
+
|-
[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=550 Montessori N' Such] $3.00<br>
+
|[https://www.absorbentmontessorimaterial.com/product_p/m10.htm Absorbent Montessori]<br><span class="comment">with tray</span>
[http://www.montessorioutlet.com/cgi-bin/item/510500740/5105/Montessori-Outlet-Colored-Bead-Stairs Montessori Outlet] $1.95<br>
+
|$26.00
[https://www.thinkamajigs.com/coloured-bead-stair/ Thinkamajigs] $3.95<br>
+
|-
 
+
|[http://www.adenamontessori.us/detailsn_C154.html Adena]
'''5 Bead Stairs'''<br>
+
|$1.89
[https://www.montessoriequipment.com/5-Colored-Bead-Stairs-1-9-p/m.149.3.htm IFIT] $10.00<br>
+
|-
[http://www.kidadvance.com/Store/ProductDetails.asp?ProductId=355&CategoryId=4 Kid Advance] $9.99<br>
+
|[http://www.affordmontessori.com/product_details.asp?productcode=%27MA10%27 Affordable Montessori]<br><span class="comment">with tray</span>
[https://www.thematerialscompany.com/collections/bead-materials/products/box-with-5-sets-bead-stair-1-9 Materials Co. of Boston] $33.00 (with box)<br>
+
|$12.00
[http://www.montessoriconcepts.com/products.php?cat=Math&num=29 Montessori Concepts] $8.00<br>
+
|-
[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=1418 Montessori N' Such] $24.00 (with box)<br>
+
|[http://www.montessoriresources.com/Glass-Bead-Stair-1-9-KB-P1574C7.aspx Albanesi]
[http://www.nienhuis.com/colored-bead-stairs-5-sets-individual-beads-nylon.html Nienhuis] $40.50 (glass beads)<br>
+
|$9.00
[http://www.nienhuis.com/colored-bead-stairs-5-sets-connected-beads-nylon.html Nienhuis] $28.50 (fused nylon beads)<br>
+
|-
 
+
|[https://www.alisonsmontessori.com/Color_Bead_Stair_p/m115.htm Alison's]
'''Bead Stair Tray'''<br>
+
|$6.00
[https://www.bruinsmontessori.com/itemdetails.php?item_id=59 Bruins] $6.00<br>
+
|-
[https://shop.hellowood.com/Bead-Stair-Presentation-Tray-MA2032.htm Hello Wood] $12.00<br>
+
|[https://www.bruinsmontessori.com/itemdetails.php?item_id=57 Bruins]
[https://shop.hellowood.com/Bead-Stair-Holders-M19.htm Hello Wood] $14.00 (with grooves)<br>
+
|$9.00
[https://shop.hellowood.com/Bead-Stair-Presentation-Tray-Left-Aligned-MA2032A.htm Hello Wood] $12.60 (left aligned)<br>
+
|-
[https://www.montessoriequipment.com/Bead-Stair-Tray-Single-p/m.149.2.htm IFIT] $5.00<br>
+
|[https://www.montessoriequipment.com/Colored-Bead-Stairs-p/m.149.1.htm IFIT]
[http://www.kidadvance.com/Store/ProductDetails.asp?ProductId=637&CategoryId=4 Kid Advance] $6.99<br>
+
|$2.50
[https://www.thematerialscompany.com/collections/bead-materials/products/tray-for-bead-stair Materials Co. of Boston] $9.00<br>
+
|-
[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=559 Montessori N' Such] $7.50<br>
+
|[http://www.montessoriconcepts.com/products.php?cat=Math&num=28 Montessori Concepts]
[http://www.montessorioutlet.com/cgi-bin/item/510500750/5105/Montessori-Outlet-Tray-for-Colored-Bead-Stairs Montessori Outlet] $3.95<br>
+
|$2.00
[https://www.thinkamajigs.com/bead-stair-tray/ Thinkamajigs] $7.95<br>
+
|-
 
+
|[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=550 Montessori N' Such]
'''Bead Stair Box'''<br>
+
|$3.00
[https://www.thinkamajigs.com/wooden-tray-small/ Thinkamajigs] $12.95<br>
+
|-
 
+
|[http://www.montessorioutlet.com/cgi-bin/item/510500740/5105/Montessori-Outlet-Colored-Bead-Stairs Montessori Outlet]
'''Bead Stair Stamps'''<br>
+
|$1.95
[https://great-extensions.com/stamps.html Great Extensions] $60.00<br>
+
|-
[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=3532 Montessori N' Such] $22.95<br>
+
|[https://www.thinkamajigs.com/coloured-bead-stair/ Thinkamajigs]
[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=3533 Montessori N' Such] $65.00 (with tray)<br>
+
|$3.95
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="buyElement">
 +
{| class="buytable sortable"
 +
|-
 +
!colspan="2"|5 Bead Stairs
 +
|-
 +
! Store !! Price
 +
|-
 +
|[https://www.montessoriequipment.com/5-Colored-Bead-Stairs-1-9-p/m.149.3.htm IFIT]
 +
|$10.00
 +
|-
 +
|[http://www.kidadvance.com/Store/ProductDetails.asp?ProductId=355&CategoryId=4 Kid Advance]
 +
|$9.99
 +
|-
 +
|[https://www.thematerialscompany.com/collections/bead-materials/products/box-with-5-sets-bead-stair-1-9 Materials Co. of Boston]<br><span class="comment">with box</span>
 +
|$33.00
 +
|-
 +
|[http://www.montessoriconcepts.com/products.php?cat=Math&num=29 Montessori Concepts]
 +
|$8.00
 +
|-
 +
|[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=1418 Montessori N' Such]<br><span class="comment">with box</span>
 +
|$24.00
 +
|-
 +
|[http://www.nienhuis.com/colored-bead-stairs-5-sets-individual-beads-nylon.html Nienhuis]<br><span class="comment">glass beads</span>
 +
|$40.50
 +
|-
 +
|[http://www.nienhuis.com/colored-bead-stairs-5-sets-connected-beads-nylon.html Nienhuis]<br><span class="comment">fused nylon beads</span>
 +
|$28.50
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="buyElement">
 +
{| class="buytable sortable"
 +
|-
 +
!colspan="2"|Bead Stair Tray
 +
|-
 +
! Store !! Price
 +
|-
 +
|[https://www.bruinsmontessori.com/itemdetails.php?item_id=59 Bruins]
 +
|$6.00
 +
|-
 +
|[https://shop.hellowood.com/Bead-Stair-Presentation-Tray-MA2032.htm Hello Wood]
 +
|$12.00
 +
|-
 +
|[https://shop.hellowood.com/Bead-Stair-Holders-M19.htm Hello Wood]<br><span class="comment">with grooves</span>
 +
|$14.00
 +
|-
 +
|[https://shop.hellowood.com/Bead-Stair-Presentation-Tray-Left-Aligned-MA2032A.htm Hello Wood]<br><span class="comment">left aligned</span>
 +
|$12.60
 +
|-
 +
|[https://www.montessoriequipment.com/Bead-Stair-Tray-Single-p/m.149.2.htm IFIT]
 +
|$5.00
 +
|-
 +
|[http://www.kidadvance.com/Store/ProductDetails.asp?ProductId=637&CategoryId=4 Kid Advance]
 +
|$6.99
 +
|-
 +
|[https://www.thematerialscompany.com/collections/bead-materials/products/tray-for-bead-stair Materials Co. of Boston]
 +
|$9.00
 +
|-
 +
|[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=559 Montessori N' Such]
 +
|$7.50
 +
|-
 +
|[http://www.montessorioutlet.com/cgi-bin/item/510500750/5105/Montessori-Outlet-Tray-for-Colored-Bead-Stairs Montessori Outlet]
 +
|$3.95
 +
|-
 +
|[https://www.thinkamajigs.com/bead-stair-tray/ Thinkamajigs]
 +
|$7.95
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="buyElement">
 +
{| class="buytable sortable"
 +
|-
 +
!colspan="2"|Bead Stair Box
 +
|-
 +
! Store !! Price
 +
|-
 +
|[https://www.thinkamajigs.com/wooden-tray-small/ Thinkamajigs]
 +
|$12.95
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="buyElement">
 +
{| class="buytable sortable"
 +
|-
 +
!colspan="2"|Bead Stair Stamps
 +
|-
 +
! Store !! Price
 +
|-
 +
|[https://great-extensions.com/stamps.html Great Extensions]
 +
|$60.00
 +
|-
 +
|[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=3532 Montessori N' Such]
 +
|$22.95
 +
|-
 +
|[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=3533 Montessori N' Such]<br><span class="comment">with tray</span>
 +
|$65.00
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
</div>
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==

Revision as of 20:07, 31 July 2020

Bead Stair
Math - Linear Counting
Bead Stair 2.JPG
LevelPrimary
Age3.5 - 4
Prerequisitesability to count to ten
recognizes numerals 1-10
MaterialsBead Stair
small paper slips with numerals 1-9
container for bead stair
container for numerals
square of black felt
tray

This activity helps the child learn to associate the quantities 1 through 9 with their numerals.
It also introduces the child to the material used in the Teens Beads, the Teens Board, the Short Chains, the Long Chains, Addition With Bead Bars, Subtraction With Bead Bars, and Multiplication With Bead Bars.

Presentation

  1. Carry the work to a mat or table. If done at a table, use a large table mat.
    Bead Stair 1.JPG
  2. Place the bead bars randomly on the middle of the mat.
    Bead Stair 2.JPG
  3. Find the 1 bead bar and place it near the bottom of the black mat.
    Bead Stair 3.JPG
  4. Find the 2 bar and place it above the first bead bar. Continue in this way until all the bead bars have been placed in order.
    Bead Stair 4.JPG Bead Stair 5.JPG Bead Stair 6.JPG
  5. Place the numeral cards in random order along the bottom of the mat.
    Bead Stair 7.JPG
  6. Take the 1 bead bar and place it in the upper left corner of the mat. Point to it and say, "This is 1."
    Bead Stair 8.JPG
  7. Take the 1 numeral and set it to the right of the bead bar. Point to it and say, "This says 1."
    Bead Stair 9.JPG
  8. Present the rest of bead bars with numerals in order in the same way.
    Bead Stair 10.JPG

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Creating the triangle.

Variations and Extensions

Material

Bead Stair material.JPG

The bead stair consists of 9 segments of wire strung with one to nine beads. Every number of beads is done in a different color: 1-red, 2-green, 3-peach, 4-yellow, 5-light blue, 6-lavender, 7-white, 8-brown, 9-dark blue. The beads should be as spherical as possible so that they are equally wide as long. They should measure between 7 and 8mm in diameter.

Make Your Own

See the Make Your Own section in Multiplication With Bead Bars for bead suppliers and prices.

Where to Buy

Prices and links checked: 31 July 2020

Bead Stair 1-9
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori
with tray
$26.00
Adena $1.89
Affordable Montessori
with tray
$12.00
Albanesi $9.00
Alison's $6.00
Bruins $9.00
IFIT $2.50
Montessori Concepts $2.00
Montessori N' Such $3.00
Montessori Outlet $1.95
Thinkamajigs $3.95
5 Bead Stairs
Store Price
IFIT $10.00
Kid Advance $9.99
Materials Co. of Boston
with box
$33.00
Montessori Concepts $8.00
Montessori N' Such
with box
$24.00
Nienhuis
glass beads
$40.50
Nienhuis
fused nylon beads
$28.50
Bead Stair Tray
Store Price
Bruins $6.00
Hello Wood $12.00
Hello Wood
with grooves
$14.00
Hello Wood
left aligned
$12.60
IFIT $5.00
Kid Advance $6.99
Materials Co. of Boston $9.00
Montessori N' Such $7.50
Montessori Outlet $3.95
Thinkamajigs $7.95
Bead Stair Box
Store Price
Thinkamajigs $12.95
Bead Stair Stamps
Store Price
Great Extensions $60.00
Montessori N' Such $22.95
Montessori N' Such
with tray
$65.00

Further Reading