The number tables are mainly used as an aid in connection with the mathematical cube or pearl material in order to prepare tasks and work.
The range of numbers that can be represented extends from 1 - 9999.
Use, advantages, areas of application for this Montessori material:
- Montessori material for children from 5 years
- Understanding of importance
Scope of the Montessori number matrix:
1 wooden storage box with subdivisions, approx. 18 x 10 x 2 cm,
9 single panels (1 - 9), wood. printed, about 3 x 3.5 cm
9 decals (10 - 90), wood. printed, approx. 6 x 3.5 cm
9 hundred tablets (100 - 900), wood. printed, approx. 9 x 3.5 cm
9 thousand tables (1000 - 9000), wood. printed, approx. 12 x 3.5 cm
Instructions for the Montessori number tables
The adult takes the number cards from the wooden box and lays them down - best in order
(all numbers that start with 1 = 1, 10, 100, 1000 together, all numbers that start with 2 = 2, 20, 200, 2000 together ... ) - on the table or work carpet.
He starts with the 1 and puts it in front of him. That is one. Then he takes the 10 and puts it to the left of the 1 This is the ten. To the left of the ten comes a hundred and a thousand ... a hundred ... a thousand
Under the one, the two is now placed and proceeded in the same way as in the first row. This is followed by three, four ... and finally the series of nines.
When all the numbers are on display, the step from one to one can be emphasized again.
They are one. There is no zero here. That's the tens. How many zeros are there after the tens? That's the hundreds. How many zeros are there now? That's the thousands. How many zeros do they have?
where is the ten? Where's the 50? Please show me the 300.
Cards can be removed and put back in the right place by the child.
Please put the number three thousand two hundred-forty-five. Which thousand do you need = 3000. Which hundred do you need = 200. The hundred is placed on top of the thousand.
Which ten do you need = 40. The 40 card is placed on the 200. Which one do we need = 5. After the 5 has been created, the number 3245 can now be read. We have now