This colorful Montessori Bead Box is one of my favorites. You can purchase a Montessori box of beads on Amazon for a reasonable price. You will get a lot of use out of this box of beads. Imagine a child learning multiplication with such beautiful objects? That'll hook them if nothing else will! Below is a lesson on Multiplication with Short Bead Stair. Let me know what you think! Invite the ... Continue Reading

## Montessori Math Composition of Symbols

Composition of Symbols is a lesson within Place Value and the Decimal System of Montessori Math. This work needs the complete set of numerals. Composition of Symbols Presentation Request the child take the tray and bring you a numeral that says “5” units. When he returns, ask him to tell you what he brought to you. Continue with units, tens, hundreds, and thousands. Always ... Continue Reading

## Learn the Overview of Numerals Montessori Math Lesson

Overview of Numerals in a Montessori Math lesson within Place Value and the Decimal System. This lesson comes in the middle of the sequence of Montessori math learning of place value & the decimal system where the teacher introduces the child to the bead materials and numeral cards. The child learns what it means when we get to the number nine, how we have to move to a new place, and how to ... Continue Reading

## Montessori Math Introduction to Numerals of the Decimal System

Introduction to Numerals of the Decimal System is a Montessori Math Early Childhood lesson. Pretty straightforward, the goal of this lesson is to introduce the numerals of the decimal system. We've moved from the Overview, to quantity, and now to numerals. There are two new pieces within this lesson, however. The child is introduced to the Montessori color coding of the numerals and is introduced ... Continue Reading

## Learn Composition of Quantities Montessori Math Lesson

This Montessori Math lesson composition of quantities comes after the Overview of Golden Beads. The goal is to practice what was just introduced in the Overview. So, children will review quantities and language of the decimal system. With this practice, place value will be emphasized for the child, the reinforcing the concept. Composition of Quantities Lesson Request that the child finish the ... Continue Reading

## Montessori Math Overview of the Golden Beads

The Overview of Golden Beads continues the child down the path of learning place value and the decimal system. The goal for the child is to garner a sense of quantities represented in the decimal system, and to see the exchange of quantities as units become ten, tens become hundred, and so on. This lesson is generally for 5 years and older. Presentation I: Transition from Bead to Wooden ... Continue Reading