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Imaginarium Abacus

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Product Description

With 100 brightly colored wooden beads that slide back and forth, this hands-on learning toy helps with counting skills as well as the development of hand-eye coordination. Dimensions: 12H x 12W x 2.75D inches.


Extend your child's conceptual understanding and skill acquisition in math with these engaging STEM Learning Tips.
1. The abacus is considered an ancient calculator that dates back to 2300 BC. Then and now, It is used to teach math skills, such as counting, addition, and subtraction at the early learning level and more complex operations like multiplication and division to older children. Use the abacus to develop your child's counting skills. Have your child move all the beads to one side of the abacus frame. Move 2 beads on the first row to the other side of the frame and have your child count them. Continue this process on each row, moving a different number of beads each time and have your child count them. Then have your child count how many beads remain on each row.
2. The abacus also promotes a child's ability to understand patterns. Guide your child to create a pattern of beads on each row. For example, a group of 2 beads, a space, one bead, a space, 2 beads, a space, one bead and so on. Have your child repeat the pattern of beads on each row and when complete, view the pattern. Perhaps your child can then suggest a new pattern to try.


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Additional Info

692030

E3A58749

000772031790

5F5E978

2.3 pounds

13.0 x 11.2 x 4.2

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Average Customer Rating:

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Toys R Us 1001325Imaginarium Abacus
 
4.7

(based on 150 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (117)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (116)
  • High quality (87)
  • Lasting fun (70)
  • Easy to assemble (24)

Cons

  • Lifeless (6)
  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Home (123)
  • Travel (51)
  • Outside (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (108), Education oriented (43), Educator (26), Thrifty (15), Grandparent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (67), Yes (64)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Every Child Should Have One

Our kids love their Abacus! At the ages of 3 and 4 they can count to 100, add and subtract with ease! With an abacus, they are able to learn the math...Read complete review

Our kids love their Abacus! At the ages of 3 and 4 they can count to 100, add and subtract with ease! With an abacus, they are able to learn the math concepts, not just memorizing numbers. When they grasped the concepts, there was no stopping their progress!I can realistically see us moving to multiplication within the next 7 or 8 months. They say things like, "Math is fun!" and play number games, quizzing each other! I couldn't be happier with this product. Every child should have one! It is now my baby shower and birthday gift of choice! - And it's sturdy too!

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Rough Wood Finish

I purchase this product in the store without closely inspecting the quality of the wood finish. I did so at home to discover the finish was rough with prickly small burs. As I rubbed...Read complete review

I purchase this product in the store without closely inspecting the quality of the wood finish. I did so at home to discover the finish was rough with prickly small burs. As I rubbed my hand over the wood I was stuck with a splinter.
This item seems sturdy but they quality of the wood finish could be much safer for children soft skin/hands.
I had to sand the wood with 120 grit, steel wool 000 to get it very smooth. Next I sealed it with water based clear coat to give it a nice semi-glossy finish.
I will be hesitant to purchase this line of products in the future.
Please make sure your brand 'Imaginarium' toys safe for children.

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5.0

Yes

By Mercy

from Miami Florida

Verified Buyer

Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

Using for kids with desabilities

 
5.0

Excellent

By Valued

from undisclosed

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Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

My son was having problems with addition. After one use with a lesson I could already see an improvement

 
5.0

Excelent product!

By John

from Herndon VA

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Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

I used this product to learn while I was at elementary , and now I buy it for my friend daughter so she can learn too.

 
4.0

This is is useful for kids for counting number, addition sub

By Sankar

from New jersey

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Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

This is is useful for kids for counting number, addition sub

 
5.0

Educational

By Granny

from west covina, ca

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Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

Grandchildren were having difficulty adding, subtracting. I remembered in my generation we would use an abacus in class.
So, I went to Toys R Us & was able to find the last 2 abacus. The children were thrilled & use it daily. It is an educational item for them.

 
5.0

great gift for the kiddos

By Mom of 2 boys

from flushing, mi

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Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

The kids love it!

 
5.0

Fun

By Kait

from Akron,Oh

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Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

My 10 month old liked playing with an abacus at our local library so I picked this up when I saw it. Cute colors. He likes sliding the beads back and forth and batting at them to make them spin. Also enjoys gnawing on the top bar :) His new fav toy. Also my fav because it does not involve batteries or flashing lights and noises.

 
5.0

Good product

By Haley

from Lexington, ky

Verified Buyer

Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

Child loves it

 
5.0

Find a YouTube video to assist you in teaching

By Mel Willis

from Tampa

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Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

Moving beads to count was a difficult concept for my 4 year old to grasp despite his ability to use other types of counting tools. I'd recommend finding a youtube video to assist you.

 
5.0

Love it!

By LindsS

from Nashua, NH

Verified Buyer

Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

My twin boys LOVE playing with this product. Helpful in learning colors and counting. Very sturdy (they like to throw things around). Would definitely recommend.

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