# Cuisenaire Rods

Provide a colorful, concrete way for your students to understand mathematical concepts---including whole numbers and fractions, ratios, congruence, and geometry---with these manipulatives. Math ideas and problems become easier to grasp when youngsters relate abstract ideas about numbers and shapes to something they can see and touch. Grades K through 8. Set includes 74 plastic rods, sufficient for two to four students; a storage box; and a 24-page activity guide.

Teach Addition, Multiplication, Fractions, Subtraction, Division, and Decimals with this introductory set of 74 Connecting Cuisinaire Rods, Storage Tray and Guide. Rods connect for easy use. Unit lines on one side of rods help introduce concepts.

Cuisenaire & #174 Rods give students visual confirmation of their hands-on investigations of math concepts, from addition to division to fractions. Rods come in various lengths that can be assigned different numeric values or units of measure. Introductory Set of wooden rods contains 74 rods, tray with lid and Activity Guide. Set includes 22 white, 12 red, 10 light green, six purple, and four each of the yellow, dark green, black, brown, blue and orange rods. Use with 2-3 students.