Practising the Abacus tool is a highly effective way for children to master Maths and Mental Arithmetic. Using an Abacus requires excellent coordination skills with the hands, eyes and most importantly the brain.
Abacus exercises the brain to its maximum potential, using activities that require memory, concentration, analysis, visualisation and control. These activities allow the brain learn mental arithmetic and complete mental calculations faster with accuracy.
Abacus is also an excellent way to move away from singular teaching methods of mathematics and provides a flexible, educational way to help children learn maths. It provides high, mental stimulation and can be a lot of fun to practice, making it a desirable way for children to learn.
Practising Abacus additionally helps exercise the muscles found in the eyes as your eyes are frequently moving. This helps improve the blood flow around the eyes and can help improve eyesight over time.