Instead of numbers write the color word on the bottles. Sort pom-poms by color. Empty each bottle and count the pom-poms. Then record how many pom-poms were in each bottle. Add the two colors together for addition practice.
Counting and Measuring with Lego: Preschool Maths Game - Good way to visually compare numbers - I would suggest making the corresponding numbers (like 5 and 15 or 8 and the same color to help see the pattern relationship between the numbers and 15
For preschool: put ABC's or have them match the labeled nuts (shapes, numbers, letters) to the bolt. Nuts and Bolts Spelling Practice: build fine motor skills and practice spelling/phonics skills! This would make a fun center activity.
Combine multiple objectives into a single lesson. Teach children number sense and fine motor skills at the same time. The kids will love using the hole punch and will be improving their number sense at the same time.
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.
17 Ways To Build Fine Motor Activities Into Your Curriculum
Printable 'Say It, Make It, Write It' mat perfect for Daily 5 word work, name practice or sight word practice. Plenty of other literacy centre ideas and printables perfect for use with year old children to help develop their early literacy skills
TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ - busy bag spin and spell. such a neat idea! And Easton could be just like his daddy and carry a few nuts and bolts with him everywhere. just in case! Super Effective Program Teaches Children Of All Ages To Read.
21 great activities for using silly putty or therapy putty with children to develop a variety of skills and meet sensory needs. Fabulous especially as fine motor activities. Includes link to homemade silly putty recipe.