Montessori short bead chains and squares - skip counting and preparation of multiplication

Montessori skip counting bead chain

Montessori short bead chains 

This video shows how we use Montessori short bead chains.  They are used for skip counting. An important preparation for multiplication

Where to buy Montessori short bead chains

 You can find our short bead chains in

Online shop

Amazon shop

ETSY shop



Display for Montessori short bead chains

Montessori short bead chains are very colourful. They like the rainbow in our classroom. All the chains are displayed beautifully with a wooden hanger

Montessori short bead chains custom wooden hanger

I made this hanger myself because I was not satisfy the store bought hanger.  The store bought one is hard to put chains on/ off.

If you are interested, you can get the hanger in here