# SumBlox Starter Set

The perfect way to begin using SumBlox at home. A Starter Set of 27 solid wood educational counting blocks to develop fundamental math skills.

Including 10 x single blocks, 1 x ten block, and 2 of each 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 blocks.

SumBlox were developed to help children learn a wide range of mathematical skills through play. With hands-on discovery, children explore new ideas for themselves. Each block's size is reflective of its numerical value. Seeing the mathematical problems take physical shape helps the child in understanding new concepts.

A great accessory for any classroom.

SumBlox are crafted from Artisan quality solid beechwood. They are made to last a lifetime.

Students can learn a wealth of information through play and hands-on exploration.

These topics include:

∙ Number Sense

∙ Number recognition

∙ One-to-one correspondence

∙ Compare numbers

∙ Subitizing

∙ Counting

∙ Cardinality

∙ Number sequence

∙ Hierarchical Inclusion

∙ Understanding our base-ten system

∙ Place value

∙ Measuring Lengths

∙ Reason abstractly and quantitatively

∙ Understand Equivalence

∙ Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common

∙ Algebraic thinking

∙ Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight

∙ Classify objects into given categories

∙ Addition / Subtraction

∙ Compose and decompose numbers

∙ Find missing addends

∙ Skip counting

∙ Multiplication / Division

∙ Define multiplication; emphasis on multiples

∙ Find factors of whole numbers and use commutative property of multiplication

∙ Classify whole numbers (greater than one) as prime or composite

∙ Draw conclusions about the factors of a whole number

∙ Use associative property of multiplication

∙ Use distributive property of multiplication

∙ Fractions / Adding Fractions

∙ Define denominator of fractions

∙ Define numerator of fractions within halves, fourths, and eights

∙ Find equivalent fractions within thirds, sixths, ninths, and twelfths

∙ Compare two fractions using inequality symbols

∙ Compare and order three fractions using compound inequalities

∙ Find the value of a fraction of a whole number

∙ Find the fraction, or part, a given value is of a whole value

∙ Add two fractions with the same denominator to get a sum up to one whole and fully decompose a given fraction

∙ Add two fraction addends with the same denominator to get a sum greater than one whole

∙ Add multiple fraction addends to find sums greater than one whole and represent sums in improper form and mixed numbers

∙ Add two fraction addends with different denominators (only having to scale one of the addends)

∙ Add three fraction addends with different denominators (only having to scale two of the addends)

∙ Add two fractions addends with different denominators (having to scale all addends to find a common denominator)

Wipe clean with a damp cloth and warm water.