Beaded number rods for subtraction! Great visual for students with special needs. Adding concrete materials when performing simple operations, helps build number sense to ensure students are relating quantities to symbols (numbers). For this and more great ways to use beads and pipe cleaners in your math lesson, go to: http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2014/12/beaded-number-rods.html
Kids will make this to help them understand their shapes. They can label the different parts of it and use it as a great study tool. It'd be a fun interactive activity, which will help them understand object better.