AL Abacus Standard
(STANDARD)
This version of the AL Abacus has 100 beads grouped in 5s and 10s utilizing both sides. USA Made of durable plastic.
Price: $15.00

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AL Abacus Standard is Made in the USA!*

This 9-3/4" x 7-1/2" (24.75 cm x 19.25 cm) plastic abacus is grouped in 5s and 10s to encourage quantity recognition and visualization. On one side the child performs basic operations and learns strategies for mastering the facts. On the reverse side, trading is emphasized.

The interactive AL Abacus for available you to explore on our website. You can work with addition and multiplication using trading and quantity recognition. Place value cards and the math way of counting are also shown. An electronic version from NCTM is available for you to explore.

Use with RightStartâ„¢ Mathematics Levels A, B, C, D / Grades K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and RightStartâ„¢ Mathematics Transition Lessons.

Call for quantity discounts 1-888-272-3291.


WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD! Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

Product Reviews

(8 Ratings, 6 Reviews) Average Rating:
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Ed (Montreal) 3/1/2010 1:13 PM
Nice device, but not like a normal abacus. Horizontal instead of vertical, no reckoning bar and more beads to deal with. Don't confuse this with working a "normal" abacus...it isn't the same at all. ------------ Company Note: An abacus is beads on a frame. The type of abacuses vary - Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Slovinic, etc. The AL Abacus is designed to help children learn
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AL Abacus
(Unknown) 12/8/2008 10:21 PM
This is a great product! It is wonderful for helping the children to visualize math concepts and equations. They enjoy using it, and it has definitely been an asset to our math lessons.
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Great for Young Children
(Unknown) 11/18/2008 3:32 PM
This is a great product for younger children who might not have the manual dexterity to use a smaller abacus. Also, the use of 2 colors for the beads makes understanding the concept of grouping by 5 much easier. It's also just a fun manipulative for the kids to use. Both my children get excited at the prospect of using the abacus, and WANT to do math because of it!
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Great abacus!
(Unknown) 11/18/2008 10:19 AM
This is a sturdy, lightweight abacus and just the right size for my child. She is eight and will be able to use this for a long, long time! Good product!
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AL Abacus Standard
(Unknown) 12/7/2008 9:55 PM
This is a wonderful product. It has helped my children tremendously with understanding foundational concepts of mathematics, which they can easily build on. I wish I had learn math this way!
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