Count on this classic wooden "calculator" for years of play and learning! The solid hardwood base and frame holds 10 thick coated wires with 10 colorful wooden beads on each – 100 beads in all. Slide the beads for a visual and hands-on way to learn numbers and math concepts and to explore patterns and colors. Fun activity ideas included! There are several ways for kids and grown-ups to enjoy this wooden abacus. Move any number of beads to one side of the frame and have kids match your move on the wire below yours. Move a certain number of beads to one side and have kids count how many beads you moved and how many remain on the other side. Have kids count from one to 100 as they move the beads on all 10 wires. Our bead counter for children comes with eight additional extension activities that help kids from 3 to 5 develop early math, counting, and logical thinking skills. The Abacus Classic Wooden toy is a delightful and educational gift for kids 3 to 5 years. Add the Melissa & Doug Smarty Pants Kindergarten set to round out the screen-free play experience. For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully-designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that NBC News called “the gold standard in early childhood play.” We design every toy to the highest-qu...
This timeless toy, featuring 36 colorful double-sided tiles, is an early-learning essential! The wooden frame includes all the letters of the alphabet as well as the numbers 1 through 10 on one side and whimsical illustrations including an apple, fish, key, moon, grapes, tie, and house on the other. The spinning tiles encourage children to play, explore, and learn. A tremendous value that will last for years!
Ideal for the classroom or the playroom, this classic toy gives kids lots of ways to explore numbers, colors, and patterns! Just slide the two double-sided wooden boards into the base, then encourage kids to solve equations by lining up the correct number of beads on the addition and subtraction sides or follow the patterns on the color-matching sides. This abacus is one colorful, educational powerhouse!
Sitting in a high chair is much more fun with this fantastic bead maze, featuring brightly-colored, multi-shaped beads that spin and slide along red and yellow wire pathways anchored by a strong suction cup base. Encourages color recognition, hand-eye coordination, and fine motor development through play! Our Melissa & Doug baby toy has been designed to encourage development of multiple critical skills in children 12 months and above. This baby bead maze is made from high-quality materials. The four soft-coated wires twist and turn between two solid wood blocks that display quality craftsmanship for extended safe use. The First Bead Maze is a delightful and educational gift for kids 12 months up. Add the Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Cube to round out the hands-on experience and to give kids an engaging option for screen-free play. For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully-designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that NBC News called “the gold standard in early childhood play.” We design every toy to the highest-quality standards, and to nurture minds and hearts. If your child is not inspired, give us a call and we'll make it right. Our phone number is on every product!
Ideal for the classroom or the playroom, this classic toy gives kids lots of ways to explore numbers, colors, and patterns! Just slide the two double-sided wooden boards into the base, then encourage kids to solve equations by lining up the correct number of beads on the addition and subtraction sides or follow the patterns on the color-matching sides. This abacus is one colorful, educational powerhouse! This series is made up of the items below (EACH SOLD SEPARATELY): BCC9552857-000077200MW (Castle Blocks 28-Piece Wooden Blocks Play Set) BCC95528W-000077209R00 (Alphabet Lacing 26-Wooden Cards Set) BCC95Q924-0000772005H0 (Wooden Rainbow Stacker Toddler Toy) BCC95Q4P-0000772005708 (Bead Sequencing Set Wooden Rainbow Stacker Toddler Toy ) BCC9M9582-000077200M19 (Farm Blocks 36-piece Play Set) BCC9M6284-000077209RI (ABC Lacing Train Play Set) BCC9M6277-0000772092G9 (ABC-123 Abacus) BCC9M4471-00007720A414 (Shape Sorting Drum Classic Toy)
This modern version of the abacus has beads in five colors and number grids horizontally and vertically on the outer edges of the 9" x 6" frame. Around the world, many cultures use the abacus in pre-schools and elementary schools as an aid in teaching the numeral system and arithmetic. Each bead and each wire has the same value and used in this way it can represent numbers up to 100.
This abacus is the Chinese calculator of old days used by literate businessmen and financial planners. Owning an abacus was an auspicious sign that one had way too much money to keep track of. Display this abacus in the Northwest for solid financial support from influential people. Place in your workdesk to boost business luck and increase your income. Those in the retail business can energize their cash register with this abacus to multiply their sales profits.