'Numbers in Colour' set

Made:
1964 in Reading

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A Cuisenaire 'Numbers in Colour' set, a mathematical teaching aid, by 'The Cuisenaire Company Limited', Reading, England, 1964.

During the 1960s George Cuisenaire and Caleb Gattegno introduced colourful basic numeracy teaching aids into infant schools. These sets of rods, coloured according to length value, were widely used in the United Kingdom.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
2001-75
Materials:
card, complete, plastic, wood
type:
mathematical teaching aid
credit:
Homerton College
status:
Permanent collection

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