Introduce the Stamp Game to the Child after they master the decimal system. The Golden Bead Material explains the decimal system in a logical, ‘hands on’ system. The stamp game provides an opportunity for individual practice in the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
The quantity and symbols of the decimal system come together in this material and each ‘stamp’ represents both quantity and symbol.
Throughout the prepared environment, the Montessori materials follow a careful sequence. This sequence leads children through experiences that become increasingly complicated. These experiences build upon previous experiences,…