The child builds a triangle using nine different bead bars ranging in length from 1 to 9 beads.

The Short Bead Stair

The Short Bead Stair

Aim

The child is introduced to the bead material.

Objectives

  • Reinforce the quantities 1–9
  • Prepare for additions using the bead bars
  • Prepare for the concept of counting

Age

4+