# How is DOT game used in Montessori?

## How is DOT game used in Montessori?

The Dot Game can be used for subtraction and multiplication, however, its primary use is for addition. During the Dot Game addition activity, the child will be marking dots in the grid, adding the dots in each category, and carrying the remainder to the next category.

## What is the purpose of the stamp game?

The Stamp Game is a Montessori maths material used by an individual child to practice the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. It is a wonderfully simple but effective learning from home option that, once presented to your child correctly, they can work on independently.

**How do you teach the Montessori Stamp Game?**

Multiplication – Simple

- Process same as Golden Bead operation.
- Write an equation for the child, have her put out the quantity required in vertical columns. Remind her to start with the units.
- Slide quantities together and to the bottom of work area.
- Count and record answer.

**What is the purpose of Mathematics in Montessori?**

Montessori believed that a child’s mind is mathematical and based on the order of perceptual awareness found in the development of the senses. The acquisition of mathematical principles is seen as developing logically from concrete to abstract, and from simple to complex.

### What children teach stamping?

For the youngest children in daycare and preschool, stamping activates a new group of muscles in the thumb and fingers. For older children, Kindergarten and beyond, it continues the strengthening process but also builds endurance so they will have more staying power for fine motor tasks such as writing.

### What is bead frame?

Quick Overview. The Small Bead Frame is a step towards abstraction for addition and subtraction exercises. There are 4 rows of colour coded beads representing, units, tens, hundreds and thousands.

**What is passage to abstraction in Montessori?**

Passage to Abstraction – (Group V) After sufficient repetition using different material to carry out these operations the child internalises the process in her mind.

**What is the Montessori Dot Game?**

What is the Montessori Dot Game? The Montessori Dot Game is a math material that consists of a white dry-erase table with columns divided using the Montessori color-coding system for units, 10s, 100s, 1,000s, and 10,000s. Each column has a grid that contains several rows of 10 squares.

## How to teach multiplication equations with Dot Games?

Use the Dot Game board for with multiplication equations by having the child mark the number of dots in the multiplicand the number of times indicated by the multiplier. The Montessori Dot Game is an engaging material that really gives children a “leg up” when it comes to understanding math equations.

## How many squares are there in a dot game?

Each column has a grid that contains several rows of 10 squares. There are also 2 rows at the bottom of each category for recording and carrying, as well as a blank column on the right side of the board for housing the equation and sum. The Dot Game can be used for subtraction and multiplication, however, its primary use is for addition.

**Is there a printable Dot Game paper?**

Two versions of printable Dot Game Paper are available below. Take the material to a table (could also be done on a clipboard). Write out an addition problem with several addends.