In the Upper Elementary math curriculum, children have the opportunity to practice with arithmetic in non-decimal bases, such as binary and hexademical. Though not a necessary mathematical skill for everyone, the ability to think flexibly and creatively about numbers is superb training for out-of-the box thinking.
.: 4 mm thick neoprene so that beads won’t slide around
.: Anti-slip backing
Pair this material with the Fifth Great Lesson charts to practice math like a Mayan, Egyptian, or Babylonian!