How Montessori Preschools Use Manipulatives To Teach Math

Montessori preschools use hands-on methods to prepare children to learn about abstract concepts. But how do they do this? One learning toy you may notice in these classrooms is manipulatives. Here are how these objects teach young children about math. 1. By slowly progressing from concrete to abstract ideas Many math manipulatives in Montessori preschools are designed to teach children about abstract concepts. But young children still have very concrete minds. Read More