Lesson Intentions: This kit will provide you child/student hands-on activities to aid in the memorization of addition facts and subtraction facts, reinforce the importance of ten in the decimal system, and reinforce that teen numbers are formed by a ten and units.
Kit Includes: Illustrated lesson plan, 2 sets of colored bead bars representing 1 through 9, 5 golden ten bars, black and white bead bars representing 1 through 9, gray bead bars representing 1 through 9, a counter, a journal, and a plastic snake just for fun.
Creator: Lesson Plan and follow up work prepared by Caroline Moulsdale, Owner and Lead Educational Consultant of ABC Crate, LLC, with Credentials in Early Childhood Education (Preschool and Kindergarten) from CMTE/NY, 2001; Elementary Education I (grades 1st to 3rd) and II (grades 4th to 6th) from Delaware Institute for Montessori Education, 2015; BS from The University of Delaware; Lead Teacher in Montessori Education for 18 years. This kit was assisted by an anonymous ABC Crate staff member with Credentials in Elementary Education I (grades 1st to 3rd) and II (grades 4th to 6th). She was a lead teacher in Montessori education for 20 years.