I could totally do this with money-- dollars on a pumpkin then popsicle sticks with bills and coins that add up to the amount. Addition/subtraction sorting - child needs to determine which sticks add up to the number on the bucket.
Hands on activity ideas to for students beginning to use addition - Addition Activity: Simple Addition Activities using Beads - Find engaging hands-on activities for learning each Sunday night on An Everyday Story
Kids develop math concepts and fine motor skills as they build math facts using clothespins and craft sticks! (Free ideas also included for helping kids work with fact families and missing addends.) used PreK classroom math/everyday life centers