# Introduction to the Cards

From Montessori Album

Introduction to the Cards | |
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Math - Introduction to the Decimal System | |

Level | Primary |

Age | 4+ |

Prerequisites | Introduction to the Beads |

This activity introduces the child to the numerals 1, 10, 100, and 1000.

## Contents

## Presentation[edit]

- Take the tray to a mat or table.
- Lay out the cards as shown. The thousand should be on the left and the unit should be on the right.
- Point to the 1, "This says 1."
- Point to the 10, "This says 10."
- Point to the 100, "This says 100. Can you count the zeros?"
- Point to the 1000, "This says 1000. Can you count the zeros?"
- Do a Three Period Lesson.

## Points of Interest[edit]

- Counting the zeros

## Control of Error[edit]

## Variations and Extensions[edit]

## Material[edit]

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