Two sets of Table number rods in a wooden box with number tiles
The rods are constant in height and width (1cm) while graduated in length
from 2.5cm to 25cm.
The rods are presented in a wooden box that includes two sets of wooden
number rods and tiles 1-10
1. Just an Example of how to use the Number Rods for Addition Purpose :
This is just an example only:
Ask child to spread a mat and build the stair with the number rods.
Separate the ten rod from the others: “Do you remember what this is? Yes, it is ten. Let’s see if there are other ways to make ten.”
Take the nine rod and place it against the ten rod: “What do we need to make this rod ten?”Allow the child the time to discover the answer.
Place the one rod in position and note that 9 + 1 = 10.
Have the child write this answer in his equation booklet.
See if the child can find a way to make ten with the eight rod.