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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 115 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (89)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (98)
  • High quality (75)
  • Lasting fun (63)
  • Easy to assemble (16)

Cons

  • Lifeless (6)
  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Home (100)
  • Travel (44)
  • Outside (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (87), Education oriented (36), Educator (20), Thrifty (14), Grandparent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (54), Yes (53)

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

High Quality Good Toy

By MamaNoDrama

from San Bernardino, Ca

About Me Parent

Verified Buyer

Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

This is a great toy. Awesome quality and super useful for my kids of all ages to teach math concepts. It's also fun for the baby who just likes to slide the beads around.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Nice

By Jon

from MN

Verified Buyer

Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

Son likes it

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5.0

This item is good for learning and i would by again if ineed

By Jeannette Alemany

from Boqueron, PR

Verified Buyer

Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

This is a very good product for childrens and teach.

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  • No

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5.0

Love this product

By Kim

from Chapel Hill NC

About Me Education Oriented, Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • High Quality
  • Lasting Fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

    This product is actually my 8 month olds favorite toy. It has bright colors and the balls spin when he hits it. The great news is, it will become a learning tool once he's older.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    I buy this product again

    By Emily

    from Puerto rico

    About Me Education Oriented, Educator

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Assemble
    • Easy To Use
    • High Quality

    Cons

    • Lifeless

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

    Very good

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    What a terrific gift to buy

    By Lin

    from Silverdale, WA

    About Me Educator

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • High Quality
    • Lasting Fun

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Travel

      Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

      My grandson loved his Abacus. It is a fun way to learn about math!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      4.0

      Good Product

      By Sarah

      from Las Vegas, NV

      About Me Educator, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lasting Fun

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

        Its a great product and really helps with counting and math homework which is the reason it was purchased. The only thing we would have liked was the clear coat they did for the beads to be also placed on the other wood parts in order to protect it.

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        • No

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        5.0

        I recommend this product 100%

        By Soto Family

        from Houston tx

        About Me Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home

          Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

          I bought it for my 6 year old and she loves it she says it's more easier to do her math homework and my 2 year old just looking at her sister using it he is starting to count too

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          I would buy this product again

          By Tiff the comedian

          from Tampa, Fl

          About Me Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Boring

          Best Uses

          • Home

          Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

          I grew up using this counter, so my mom came up with the idea to help my nephew count better, why not go buy an abacus. Easy way to count and learn numbers.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Not just a toy

          By Marisol

          from Peoria, AZ

          About Me Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • High Quality
          • Lasting Fun

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • School

            Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Imaginarium Abacus:

            We bought this abacus to help out son with his math homework and not only it helped him understand addition and substraccions better but he enjoys using it and looks at it as a toy instead of just a tool for homework

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            • No

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