This helps children so they can move the fingers instead of trying to use their fingers. Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.
A, Bee, C, Preschool: Building Shapes. Kindergarten readiness: Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from the sticks.