If your child can count 0-10, understands the number symbols for these qualities, and can match the quantities to their symbol, they are ready to use my FAVORITE Montessori Math material–the Golden Bead Material.
Head on over to YouTube to watch my tutorial for this foundational lesson and let me know if you have any questions!
Linked Material List:
Golden Bead Material this will be used for a long while but if you’re not sure about if you’ll continue on the journey of Montessori Math you could start with one of each or use Base Ten Blocks
Introduction to the Decimal Mat
PDF of the lesson plan with step-by-step instruction for later use