PDL's Subtraction Lock and Key Exploration for Cuisenaire® Rods 10 reusable activities that are great for all group sizes and as a fun addition to interactive notebooks. The student creates locks using rods and find the missing keys (rods). The activity exposes students to the idea of subtraction in a way that allows them to discover the idea for themselves.
Many of the activities are open ended permitting the student to create their own locks and keys. This makes the activities easily extendable and encourages students to return to the activities often. Designed to be used with Cuisenaire® Rods (not included).
These Cuisenaire Rod activities are based on the Gattegno's pedagogy of teaching subordinate to learning. The idea is to create opportunities for students to discover math ideas for themselves. Great activity for pre-k up to first grade.
This product is included in the PDL's Interactive Math Notebook Bundle.
Cuisenaire® Rods is a registered trademark of hand2mind, Inc. and is used with permission from hand2mind, Inc.