Introduce bar modelling with this hands-on kit covering the mathematical principles of the popular problem solving technique.
Designed to be used through a story telling approach the kit comprises teddy bears, colourful gems and dice (concrete), picture cards of these (pictorial) and number cards (symbolic).
Carefully written teacher’s notes include background information about bar modelling to enhance subject knowledge and guidance on how to introduce and use the materials. The kit is suitable for Reception and Year 1 pupils who will meet bar modelling further up the school. Also ideal for interventions and SEN provision throughout the primary age range.
8 page A4 Teacher's Notes
2 PVC bars (one red, one blue) each measuring 130cm x 20cm
10 red and 10 blue 35mm jewels
20 teddy bears - 10 with blue ribbons and 10 with red, each bear measuring 13cm wide and 12cm high.
10 red and 10 blue 4cm foam dice with black dots
118 8cm x 12.5cm 300gsm gloss cards - including digits 1-9, question marks, teddy bears, dice and gem illustrations. Blue, red, green and purple