Donut Abacus Set
Description / Donut Abacus Set
The ancient abacus system of calculation has stood the test of time, and still features prominently in classrooms today. Our set comprises everything you need to teach students the techniques for counting, addition, subtraction, and more! Included are 2 stands, 54 donuts, 60 number tiles, and teacher notes.
Informative teacher notes included
This handy guide walks you through the potential applications of the abacus. Methods for teaching arithmetic, place value, and inspiration for further uses are clearly explained.
Simple to use
Each stand comprises 3 posts, beneath which is a space to display number tiles. These stands can be joined together at the base, allowing you to represent numbers up to six digits. The pieces are bright and made from a smooth plastic, ideal for young children and easy to clean.
The size of this set makes it perfect for small group and pair work, or for individuals practising their maths skills. All of the pieces pack down neatly into a transparent plastic box with clip lid, ideal for compact storage in the home or classroom.
In full, this product contains:
- 2x Plastic stands (with 3 posts each)
- 54x Plastic donuts
- 60x Number tiles
- Teacher notes
- Storage box
The storage container measures L 190mm x W 130mm x H 70mm. When assembled, the stands measure L 100mm x W 55mm x H 110mm.
|Content Strand||Number & Algebra|
|Alternative Codes||E1C153 F1C153 H1C153 L1C153 M1C153|