# Bead Bars: Sums less than Ten

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## Contents

### Age

4-6.

### Materials

- Ten bars
- Colored bead bars
- Box of signs for operations

### Preparation

Command cards may be made for the work.

### Presentation

- The directress sets up an addition of two numbers, using colored bead bars and the plus and equals signs.
- The child reads the problem, computes the addition problem in his head and puts out the appropriate bead bar for the sum.
- The child also adds combinations of these numbers. Sums are always less than ten.

### Control Of Error

The Addition Chart I.

### Points Of Interest

### Purpose

### Variation

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