Numbered Clothespins on a Hanger. I love this concept! Although this example uses the alphabet, the same idea could allow students with disabilities to practice placing numbers in order. Not only would it strengthen their knowledge of numerical order, but it could simultaneously work on fine motor skills. This is one of the coolest, yet most simple, tricks I've seen in a while!
I loved doing this when I was learning how to read and write! Have the child say the individual letters as they trace them in the salt/cornmeal, and you're addressing all three learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic.
Science: Sorting / Classification; Supplies Two containers, one labeled "soft" and the other "hard", and a collection of small items from around the house. How it's Done Child goes through the assortment of items and sorts them into the containers. To keep this activity fun, you can change the items often.