> > Take a look at this website: http://www.mathabacus.com > > It's about books teaching kids the basic of mental arithetic by using > abacus in their math classes. easy step-by-step instructions that is > targeted to ease kids, parents, and teachers alike to master the art of > mental arithmetic. > > Tell me what you think. > Anyone know where I can buy a reasonable quality abacus in the UK ? I'm after a Soroban, the Japanese variety. I'm not interested in a flimsy toy for hanging in a baby's pram, or using as a rattle.
Preferably it would be an imported model from a country where they are still used for Calculation.