We bought ours - but honestly if you wished, this would be quite easy to make. At the bottom of the post is a simple down loadable plan you can check out to make one if you wish.
This is a great video for presenting the Hanging Bead Stair Frame. The hbsf is one of many materials for learning linear counting 1-9. She started out using the numbered ruler placed in the channel across the top (as seen in the video) and placing the bars. Now Ava is mixing it up. Here she had hung her beads and labelled them with the number tiles. Sometimes she sorts and places the number tiles (placed in the box out of order) first and then places the bead bars.
Below she is using the ruler to check her work.
This is a set of coloured bead stair 3 part cards (below). Ava is using them here for matching the bead bars. These cards are from Montessori for Learning.Here is another source for information about presenting the bead stair.
There are tons of materials around the web for bead stair work that I found helpful. Here are a few...
The Helpful Garden
Expert Village Video
Montessori for Everyone
Imagine Our Life
Montessori Print Shop
Living Montessori Now
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