I think you could also have multiple pipe cleaners coming from one number and students have to show multiple ways to add numbers to get to that number. Counting with pipe cleaners and beads. Great for fine motor development too.

Make a simple math paper plate game to help your child practice their addition and even subtraction skills. It's fun for both home and a classroom math center.

Maths investigation area for exciting, open-ended learning! Lists of materials included {from The Imagination Tree} I'll make an art area like this for my grandchildren

Numbered Legless Spiders Adding legs to match the numbers. A couple of bright children had the opportunity to talk about how many legs the spider would need to make it up to

Come see how I do my estimation station and find lots more ideas for the day of school in a kindergarten or first grade classroom. This post includes both math and literacy activities for this fun day. You can grab a FREEBIE too!

Play dough number mats for numbers These adorable number mats are great for fine motor skills! Kids use ten-frames, counting and learn numerals and number words with these simple play dough mats.

Exploring capacity with rice, bottles and funnels. Such a nice capacity activity