6 page black and white and colour printable file.
Number rods with numbers master mat
Number rods to be cut out for matching
Blank outline rods with numbers mat
Blank outline rods without numbers mat
Numbers to be cut out for matching
Print and laminate for durability.
Area : Early maths
Age : 4+
Direct aim :
To build rods in the correct order from shortest to longest
To learn the names and amounts of the numbers
To learn the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10
Indirect aim :
Perception of dimension
One to one correspondence
Language development for maths
Visual impression of length
Preparation for associating quantity with symbol
Introduction to the sequence of numbers
Indirect preparation for the four operations
The rods can be used for maths games as well as introducing concepts such as greater than, less than, and equal.