Loved this! I placed the number sticks on a tray along with a dish of beads. It turned out to be a really fun way to assess where individual children were in terms of number recognition, counting, and one to one correspondence. And it was a great fine-motor activity as well!
The Imagination Tree: Counting & Addition Activity Tray - open-ended maths activity using counting manipulatives, play dough & a dice, in a dip tray. Opportunities to practise counting, 1:1 correspondence, matching amounts to numerals and simple addition & subtraction games (",)