Place Value Cups. Use the cups to understand place value practice counting forward and backward learn the names of large numbers decompose numbers to expanded form. I would either label the cups 'ones' 'tens' etc. or add a comma cup or decimal point cup
Yarn balloon spheres: Cut strands of yarn, blow up balloon. Mix equal parts craft glue & water. Dip yarn in glue, wrap around balloon. Hang balloon with clothesline & clothespin. Once dry pop balloon and remove. Modge-podge could work too.
counted out the correct number of beads to put in each numbered shell. I now have a package of pearls (found at the dollar store also) which I will have out for this activity- more appropriate- pearls in a seashell!