Thursday, January 30, 2014

A Cuisenaire Multiplication Square

The plan was, to make a multiplication square

with the Cuisenaire.

We needed wooden rods to hold them in place:

We had to scour the school to find enough:

Each coloured area was going to represent one times table fact by its area.

Even then there weren't enough. Alicia brought some in from home, Mr Gregg found a blue nine that was actually ten long (!) and sawed that down, and we had to make two eights by hand. But here it is - da-daa!

Zooming in...

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