Number Balance Activity Set (#25897)
The Number Balance Activity Set is an excellent hands-on equivalence tool to show children number relationships and number operations. Display a variety of concepts such as greater than, less than, equal to, and basic operation skills. Number Balance may be used to teach addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, as well as gain insight to abstract number and operations concepts, algebraic equations and more. As kids become familiar with basic number concepts, the number balance may be used to learn about addition and particularly about the commutative property of addition, that is 6 = 4 + 2 and 2 + 4 = 6. Links to equations such as 2 + 2 + 1 + 1 = 4 + 2 may be made. The ideas of greater than and less than may be explained using a number balance. Subtraction, multiplication and division may all be explained using a number balance. Later early algebra concepts may be introduced. Set includes 10 double-sided colorful activity cards. Balance measures 14" long and 5" high. 20 equivalent weights included.
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.