Math Concepts: This is an adding machine! It is super simple to make and fun for the kids to learn about adding/composing numbers. It will help those kids understand the equal sign in a way they haven't experienced before.
Kids develop math concepts and fine motor skills as they build math facts using clothespins and craft sticks! (Free ideas also included for helping kids work with fact families and missing addends.) used PreK classroom math/everyday life centers
I could totally do this with money-- dollars on a pumpkin then popsicle sticks with bills and coins that add up to the amount. Addition/subtraction sorting - child needs to determine which sticks add up to the number on the bucket.