Metric (1-Centimeter) Graph Paper 100 sheets
Versatile graph paper for recording rod patterns, measurement, place value and more. We use ours for number lines, charts, graphing coordinates, drawing to scale, laying out cross stitch patterns, room layouts, linear and area measurements, fractions, and a myriad of other things! Once you're used to having this helpful tool around, you'll always keep a spare pad handy! Pad of 100 sheets.
Graph paper was invaluable in our math classes all the way up to high school! Larger ruled sheets are perfect for learning simple geometry, making graphs, place value, and solving basic math problems at the lower levels, and you can almost never have enough finely ruled graph paper at the upper grades when you're drawing x-y axes at every math lesson! It's also perfect for science lab notebooks or just to draw on. Each pack of graph paper below contains approximately 100 sheets of 9" x 12" white paper with light blue grid lines. - Jess
Before a child can grasp the abstract ideas needed for computational skills, the concrete foundation must be laid. These colorful rods, based on a 1 cm. unit, accurately portray the volume of a number. They encourage tactile manipulation of numbers and model-building, patterning and spatial discovery. Rods are flexible - they can be used to model almost any mathematical concept and develop a wide variety of skills.
Cuisenaire Rods sparked our childrens interest in arithmetic through lively investigation and visual and tangible confirmation of math concepts. I first read about the rods in the 1980s. I liked them so much that I used them with all three of my children when they were young and in their early elementary years. They all started out by learning the Cuisenaire poem by heart to identify the numerical value of each rod. The rods were very handy to teach concepts and beginning operations of mathematics. I found them particularly helpful with multiplication and fractions. Oh, we did our share of making sets with dried beans, forks, sea shells, and buttons, but it has been the use of the colorful Cuisenaire Rods that has come to my rescue most conveniently and logically to demonstrate what is on paper in black and white!