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Abacus: colours and shapes 2

Introduction Session

Here you can download the teaching guide for this extra activity to do with the toy and print activities related to the game. You can also download the digital game and use it whenever and wherever you want.

Learning Objective

Linking geometric figures and colours.

Digital Game

Choose a paint can according to the coloured piece (transparent) that appears on the abacus. Then pick the geometric figure and if it is correct it will be coloured on the abacus. There are 15 pieces. 

  • Numbers, Math & Logic
  • Visual & Spatial Perception

How to play

Hand out the Abacolor Maxi Miniland game to familiarise with it. Search for differences and likeness between the geometric figures. Free play and or conversation.)


Print one of the two sheets and colour the figures according to the colours we want to work with. Select the proposed Abacolor pieces and place them in it using the coloured sheet as reference. We work the basic space notions such as up, down, on the side, colour names...