Cuisenaire Rods

Online Instruction Manual

Invented by Georges Cuisenaire and popularised by Caleb Gattegno, Cuisenaire rods comprise of a set of ten different length rods, the smallest a white 1 cm cube and increasing in length by 1 cm up to 10 cm long orange rod.

This versatile manipulative is useful to explore a huge range of mathematical ideas from counting and number bonds to solving simultaneous equations and Pythagoras' Theorem.

Tutorial Video

Key Buttons

RotateRotates selected rods through 90°.r
ShadeShades/unshades the currently selected rods.

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