Number Rod is an absolute classic in Montessori education. It's a first step towards teaching Math.
Ten Rods, which vary in length from 5com to 50cm. The rods are colored blue and red, alternation of color occurring every 5 cm.
With the help of Number Rods kids will learn the names of numbers from 1 to 10 and visually associate the numbers with the corresponding quantity.
This material can also be used in conjunction with number cards to help kids learn to associate quantity with a corresponding number digit.