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Breakfast Cereal Abacus    (That was what was on my mind today as I was scouring  the web for craft ideas.  How can we make learning something the kids enjoy, rather than just another obligation? )

Breakfast Cereal Abacus (That was what was on my mind today as I was scouring the web for craft ideas. How can we make learning something the kids enjoy, rather than just another obligation? ) the-craft-closet

DIY abacus. 1) Paint an open frame, dowel rods and wooden beads and wheels. Let dry. 3) Cut 4, 12" pieces of a 3/16" and 1/8" dowel rod. 4) Using 1/8" drill bit, drill 8 holes (4 on each side directly across) being sure to evenly space the holes. 5) Do the same for the other 8 holes, only with 3/16" drill bit. 6) Slide all beads (by color) onto the 3/16" dowel rods and all wheels onto the 1/8" dowel rods. 7) Push the ends of all dowel rods into the appropriate holes. Use glue to secure.

Entertain your whiz kid with a homemade abacus. There’s nothing to this cute, but totally functional, project

Abacus DIY:  Floral foam cone - cut in half  Scewers  Beads  simple, fast, very useful

Abacus DIY: Floral foam cone - cut in half Scewers Beads simple, fast, very…

Make an Abacus! - http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/46083/make-an-abacus

Make an Abacus!

Practice basic math skills with this cool craft stick abacus. Countries all around the world have been using the abacus for …

Learn how to make and use a simple DIY abacus.

DIY Abacus for Kids

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I love making manipulatives instead of having to buy them! Love the abacus idea .

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