Montessori Spindle Boxes consist of a set of wooden boxes with compartments for organizing and counting spindles (which are wooden sticks). It is used to teach children early math concepts, specifically the concept of numerical quantity and the association of numerals with the physical representation of objects.
In Montessori, the decimal system is a cornerstone of mathematical education. It serves as the foundation for understanding numbers and place value, paving the way for more advanced mathematical concepts. This system is not just about numbers; it’s about nurturing a deep comprehension of how our numerical system works.