Magnetic number fishing, they add what they catch! As well as addition, develops hand/eye coordination, fine motor--I love this for magnetic letter fishing too! When they catch a letter, they say its name and sound.
Cole can paint pine ones for Xmas tree ornaments! Scissors and Spice: Scissors Craft: Pinecone Decoration Ideas for Christmas. And how to use up your pine cones and entertain kids at the same time - kids love paint!
Shaving foam and powder paint mixing and mark making. This is another good example of AFFINITY SPACE and it has all the facets of triggering curiosity- Empowering Pedagogy for Early Childhood Educators