Wanna surprise your teacher this year? Pull out a pocket abacus in math class and watch your teacher do a double take! I’m over on PBS Parents Crafts for Kids today showing you how to make and use a simple DIY Abacus out of a recycled crayon box. For the full tutorial hop over here: POCKET ABACUS.
Hop over to PBS Parents for the instructions and video tutorial.
And if you have no idea how to use an abacus, don’t worry, our video tutorial explains how to write numbers and do simple addition on an abacus!
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I’m a total geek, but I love that! I’ve been wanting to do something like this, but it would have ended up looking really plain and boring. Yours is super colorful and cute and just as functional. Can’t wait to try it!