Difference between revisions of "Bead Stair"

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| Topic        = Math
 
| Topic        = Math
 
| Subtopic      = Linear Counting
 
| Subtopic      = Linear Counting
| Photo         =  
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| image         = [[File:Bead Stair 2.JPG|320px]]
 
| Level        = [[Primary]]
 
| Level        = [[Primary]]
 
| Age          = 3.5 - 4
 
| Age          = 3.5 - 4
 
| Preqs        = Ability to count to ten
 
| Preqs        = Ability to count to ten
| Materials    =  
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| Materials    = [[#Material|Bead Stair]]<br>small paper slips with numerals 1-9<br>container for bead stair<br>container for numerals<br>square of black felt<br>tray
 
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This activity teaches the child...
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This activity helps the child learn to associate the quantities 1 through 9 with their numerals.<br>  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 ==
 
== Presentation ==
 
# Carry the work to a mat or table.  If done at a table, use a large table mat.
 
# Carry the work to a mat or table.  If done at a table, use a large table mat.
# step two, etc.
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#:[[File:Bead Stair 1.JPG|220px|center]]
 
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# step two
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#:[[File:Bead Stair 3.JPG|220px|center]]
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# step three
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#:[[File:Bead Stair 4.JPG|220px|center]]
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# step four
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#:[[File:Bead Stair 5.JPG|220px]] [[File:Bead Stair 6.JPG|220px]] [[File:Bead Stair 7.JPG|220px]] [[File:Bead Stair 8.JPG|220px]]
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# step five
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#:[[File:Bead Stair 9.JPG|220px|center]]
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# step six
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#:[[File:Bead Stair 10.JPG|220px|center]]
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# step seven
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#:[[File:Bead Stair 11.JPG|220px|center]]
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# step eight
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#:[[File:Bead Stair 12.JPG|220px|center]]
 
== Points of Interest ==
 
== Points of Interest ==
  
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== Material ==
 
== Material ==
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 about 7mm in diameter.
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[[File:Bead Stair material.JPG|180px|left]]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 about 7mm in diameter.

Revision as of 09:08, 20 March 2011

Bead Stair
Math - Linear Counting
Bead Stair 2.JPG
LevelPrimary
Age3.5 - 4
PrerequisitesAbility to count to ten
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. step two
    Bead Stair 3.JPG
  3. step three
    Bead Stair 4.JPG
  4. step four
    Bead Stair 5.JPG Bead Stair 6.JPG Bead Stair 7.JPG Bead Stair 8.JPG
  5. step five
    Bead Stair 9.JPG
  6. step six
    Bead Stair 10.JPG
  7. step seven
  8. step eight

Points of Interest

Control of Error

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 about 7mm in diameter.