## Friday 28 August 2015

Note: I am showing the large bead frame above, because it is not necessary to buy both the small bead frame and the large bead frame. I am using the large bead frame to do the small bead frame exercises.

AGE: 5.5 (after the child has worked with the Stamp Game)

OBJECTIVE(S):

To show the relationship between the different place values in the decimal system.

MATERIALS:

2. 1 worksheet
3. 1 green, red and blue pencil

PRESENTATION:

3461
+ 2132
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4. Count the beads on the right and record the answer, i.e. 5593 on the worksheet.

VIDEO DEMONSTRATION:

4. Count the beads on the right and...

record the answer, i.e. 5593 on the worksheet.

J tried this out for the first time today. We started with 4-digit static addition and he wanted something more difficult. We proceeded to 5-digit static addition. He found it challenging learning to read the 5-digit numbers, but had a lot of fun with it. We did this exercise in Chinese Mandarin. I have recorded a video of him trying to read the 5-digit numbers:

1 September 2015 (6Y5M27D)