Ten Beads Tall (Activity Board Books)

ISBN 13: 9780859532426

Ten Beads Tall (Activity Board Books)

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Children love using beads to solve problems. With the concepts they learn, they are ready to apply their skills about the house. This book is a playful introduction to measure, using cube beads, in which the viewer explores how tall, how high, how wide and how long.

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- Provides child with activities that will concretely illustrate basic properties of measurement. - Students all require extensive experiences in concrete manipulations in order to form sound, transferable mathematical concepts - B.C. Mathematics Curriculum

Guide 1987 (The heads represent the concrete manipulative materials.) - Connects the concrete objects (the heads) to the symbolic (actual written number e.g. 10). This is an essential step in Early Childhood Mathematics. "If we teach only at the symbolic level, young children will only learn about symbols, not mathematics." - Introduces graphing. - Provides child with experiences in conversation (how many does it equal? do you need

more or less?) - Provides child with experiences in serration (can you find a sequence or pattern that is

the same in the beads? The beads repeat: blue, red, yellow, pink and green.) - Each bead is a square centimeter; this provides opportunity to "see and feel" a

centimeter - this helps to internalize the concept of a centimeter.

About the Author:

Pam was born in Swindon in August 1919 and educated at St. Catherine's, Swindon and Duncan House, Clifton, Bristol. She left school at 16 and completed a two-year general course at Swindon Art School, followed by a two-year advertising course at the Central School of Arts and Crafts, London.

During the war, Pam was employed driving civil defense ambulances and was a civilian MT driver for the RAF. Pam then worked for several publishers in Fleet Street (Argus Press, Chronicle House, etc). She worked for a number of Advertising Agencies for many years. During this time she lived in various parts of London, finishing up in Hampstead for about 15 years. Designed many greeting cards as a freelance.

Returned to Swindon for personal reasons and worked freelance for Bond Publicity. Pam was introduced to Michael Twinn by her London agent about the time that Child's Play was being launched.

Some years later, she finished working for Bond Publicity and worked exclusively for Child's Play. Pam now lives in Devizes. She is still working for Child's Play, but not quite as hard!!

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