This post includes a Montessori Math Teen Board Lesson. The Teen Board is one of the first works introduced within the math sequence within linear counting. Teen Board Lesson Presentation I: Introduction to the Short Bead Stair To being the Teen Board Lesson Invite the child, roll out a mat and bring the short bead stair to the mat: “This is the short bead stair.” Get out the one and two ... Continue Reading

## Montessori Math Equivalence & Crisis of Nine Tray

Montessori Math Lesson Equivalence Tray - Presentation I Invite the child to see some new work with the golden beads. Spread a mat: “This is the equivalence tray. Some people call it the Crisis of Nine tray. Let'sd look at these beads and count them. We'll start with the units.” Count the units from their tray into the mat below in a vertical line, touching each other. "Ten units is ... Continue Reading

## Montessori Math Golden Beads Presentation Tray

The Golden Beads Presentation Tray is the first lesson in Montessori Math: Introducing Place Value and the Decimal System. The Montessori Math Golden Beads Presentation Tray is a simple presentation including one of each of a unit, a ten bar, a hundred square, and a thousand cube. The goal is to introduce the child to the language of the beads, to the decimal system, and give a concrete exercise ... Continue Reading

## Montessori Math Cards and Counters

The Cards and Counters Lesson is one of the first within Numeration of Montessori Math. Invite the child to do the work. Get a mat and spread it on the floor. Presentation I Name the cards and counters. Randomly place numerals out. Ask for the child’s help to place the numerals in sequence at the top of the mat and to identify the numerals. “Now we’re going to put the ... Continue Reading

## Montessori Math Number Rods & Numerals

The Number Rods & Numerals lesson is part of Introduction to Numeration section within Math. This lesson comes after the Number Rods and Sandpaper Numerals lessons. Invite the child to do the work. Get a mat and spread it on the floor. Number Rods & Numerals Lesson Presentation I With the child’s help, carry the rods, one at a time, to the mat. Place them in mixed ... Continue Reading

## Montessori Math Number Rods

Number rods are one of the first lessons in the Montessori Math sequence within Introduction to Numeration. Relatively inexpensive, this material will be well loved with a variety of variations and extensions. I purchased my Number Rods from Montessori Outlet for a reasonable price. You can also buy Montessori Number Rods on Amazon (affiliate link). Invite the child to do the ... Continue Reading