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Number Rods

A great activity for anyone with dementia or Alzheimer's, but especially people who enjoy counting and numbers.

The Number Rods are rectangular rods, ranging in length from one to ten inches. Each one inch section alternates in colour between blue and red. We use the different lengths and colours in a variety of ways. Notice in the photograph of the Number Rods that one side has matching blue and red rows while the other has a cross checked pattern. In fact, the two sides are identical sets of rods aligned with all red ends or alternating red and blue. We use this characteristic in some of the activities.

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Some activities sort by length and some use the included templates to make a variety of shape. Comparing and sorting the different lengths provides an exercise in logic, and the different sections on each rod are used for counting.

Package Includes: Twenty Number Rods (two sets of ten pieces each) in a wooden box, two laminated sheets with a different template on each side (four templates) and complete instructions.

Additional templates can be purchased separately.

This full set of twenty offers more variety and flexibility than the small set, and can be used for group activities in a facility.

Suitable For: A great activity for almost anyone with dementia or Alzheimer's, especially those who love putting things in order and counting.

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Great ProductReview by Vision Therapy Works
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Easy to use
Would recommend
love this activity it helps patients think, sort, follow directions and have success (Posted on 3/24/2015)

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