Thursday, October 21, 2010
Works of the Week
The Pink Tower:
The Pink Tower is a work designed to help a child visualize differences in dimension. The Pink Tower is ten cubes of varying sizes. It starts with the smallest (1 cm) to the largest (10cm). The Pink Tower is in the sensorial part of the classroom. It helps with concentration and independence, and is a pre-math work!
The Number Rods:
This is a math work to help children prepare for counting 1 through 10. The math rods are a group of ten red and blue rods, varying in length. The shortest is one, the longest being ten. The rods are sectioned into 10cm sections, each painted in alternating colors- red, blue, red, blue, etc.