Sumblox Starter Set

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The Details

New 27-piece Starter bundle. In the set you get 10 number 1s, 2 of each number between 2 and 9, and 1 number 10. There are activity cards and a maths guide to Sumblox

For what age are SumBlox best suited?
SumBlox are great for children and adults of all ages but are best suited, academically, for children ages 2-12.

What mathematical concepts can SumBlox teach?
Students can learn a wealth of information through play and hands-on exploration. These topics include:

Number Sense

Number recognition
One-to-one correspondence
Compare numbers
Number sequence
Hierarchical Inclusion
Understanding our base-ten system
Place value
Measuring Lengths
Reason abstractly and quantitatively
Understand Equivalence
Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common
Algebraic Thinking
Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight
Classify objects into given categories

Addition / Subtraction

Solve Addition and Subtraction word problems using objects
Compose and decompose numbers
Find missing addends
Skip counting

Multiplication / Division

Define multiplication; emphasis on multiples
Find factors of whole numbers and use commutative property of multiplication
Classify whole numbers (greater than one) as prime or composite
Draw conclusions about the factors of a whole number
Use associative property of multiplication
Use distributive property of multiplication

Fractions / Adding Fractions

Define denominator of fractions
Define numerator of fractions within halves, fourths, and eights
Find equivalent fractions within thirds, sixths, ninths, and twelfths
Compare two fractions using inequality symbols
Compare and order three fractions using compound inequalities
Find the value of a fraction of a whole number
Find the fraction, or part, a given value is of a whole value
Add two fractions with the same denominator to get a sum up to one whole and fully decompose a given fraction
Add two fraction addends with the same denominator to get a sum greater than one whole
Add multiple fraction addends to find sums greater than one whole and represent sums in improper form and mixed numbers
Add two fraction addends with different denominators (only having to scale one of the addends)
Add three fraction addends with different denominators (only having to scale two of the addends)
Add two fractions addends with different denominators (having to scale all addends to find a common denominator)

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