Primer Products

Includes everything you need for a successful experience with Primer:

  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Integer Block Kit
  • Lifetime access to our Primer Digital Pack
  • Skip Count Songs MP3s
  • Songbook PDF

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The Primer Student Workbook contains lesson-by-lesson worksheets, systematic review pages, and Application and Enrichment pages.

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For customers who already have the required Integer Block Kit, this Set includes Primer:

  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Lifetime access to our Primer Digital Pack
    • Skip Count Songs MP3s
    • Songbook PDF
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The Primer Instruction Pack contains the Instruction Manual with lesson-by-lesson instructions and answer keys, and the DVD with lesson-by-lesson video instruction.

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This CD and songbook will help your student learn their skip counting and addition facts. They include a booklet with the words and music. There are two versions of the songs on the CD, one with Christian lyrics, and the other with the lyrics taken from science and literature.

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Lifetime access to Primer streaming instruction videos and online Instruction Manual, lesson solutions, Skip Count Songs MP3s and Songbook PDFs, and other online resources from any browser. You’ll also have access to the Math-U-See Digital Manipulatives. Access begins at time of online purchase or redemption of access code. Note: Digital Packs do not include Student Workbook or Tests.

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This 133-piece manipulative block set is the only one you’ll need for all levels of Math-U-See, from Primer through Algebra 1; includes 20 ones and tens, 13 fives, and 10 each of twos, threes, fours, sixes, sevens, eights, nines, and hundreds blocks, plus the Decimal Street™/Block Clock poster. The durable cardboard storage box doubles as a carrying case while keeping blocks tidy and simplifying clean up.

Note: While it’s fun to build with our Manipulatives, please remember that they contain small parts and are not toys. We recommend them for children ages 4 and above.

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An introduction to mathematics.

In the Primer level your child will learn not only how to write numerals but also addition and subtraction, basic counting, skip counting, geometric shapes, telling time, and they will be introduced to the manipulative block system. It’s an introduction to “doing math.”

Major Concepts and Skills Include:

  • Counting objects and developing numeracy
  • Understanding place value
  • Recognizing number names and symbols
  • Reading and writing numerals
  • Understanding addition and subtraction with concrete and representational models
  • Understanding and writing the symbols +, – and =
  • Addition and subtraction of select numbers

Additional Concepts and Skills:

  • Telling and writing time by hours and minutes
  • Recognizing & drawing rectangles, squares, and circles
  • Measuring length by repeating units
  • Introducing halves and fourths
  • Counting by 2s, 5s, 10s, and 100s
  • Reading, writing & interpreting word problems

Sample Lesson

Table of Contents

  • Number Recognition
  • Writing Numerals
  • Number Recognition And Writing Numerals
  • Geometric Shapes: Rectangles
  • Number Recognition And Writing Numerals
  • Geometric Shapes: Circles
  • Number Recognition And Writing Numerals
  • Geometric Shapes: Triangles
  • Place Value: Units And Tens
  • Place Value: Hundreds
  • Unit Bars
  • Addition: Introduction And Symbolism
  • Addition: +1
  • Counting To 20
  • Addition: 2 + 2 And 3 + 3; Vertical Addition
  • Shapes: Squares; Addition: 4 + 4 And 5 + 5
  • Skip Counting By Two
  • Addition Of Tens
  • Skip Counting By 10
  • Addition Of Hundreds
  • Solving For An Unknown
  • Skip Counting By Five
  • Tally Marks
  • Addition: Making 10
  • Skip Count To Find Area
  • Telling Time With Minutes
  • Telling Time With Hours
  • Telling Time With Minutes And Hours
  • Subtraction: Introduction And Symbolism
  • Subtraction: –1