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Make Maths Fun Through Abacus

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One of the primitive mathematical learning tool - the abacus - is a great way to make learning mathematics fun for children even today. You can find it in markets in many colourful forms that will attract the attention of small children and motivate them to use it to play and learn mathematics.

The uses of abacus as a teaching aid are many. Besides being visually appealing, the abacus also stimulates the child’s sense of touch, sight and hearing, thus adding another dimension to learning maths. This multi-sensory engagement is very important in the early stages of childhood.

All the basic operations involved in maths such as counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division can be taught with the help of an abacus. Moreover, if you didn’t already know this then you will be surprised to know that the abacus can also be used to teach complex mathematical concepts such as fractions, square and cube roots, place values. In fact, a lot of teachers do use it in even higher classes to teach these concepts to students. The abacus, if used with innovation, will create a solid foundation for learning basic mathematical concepts in the mind of your child.

Our ClipBook will help you know all that you need to know about this wonderful mathematical tool and how you can make the most of it to teach mathematics to your kids.

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