[ muh-nip-yuh-ley-tiv, -yuh-luh-tiv ]
/ məˈnɪp yəˌleɪ tɪv, -yə lə tɪv /
Usually manipulatives. any of various objects or materials that students can touch and move around in order to help them learn mathematical and other concepts: the use of blocks, flashcards, and other manipulatives in the classroom.
Related formsma·nip·u·la·tive·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019