Make with buttonsnnor punched foam
I think you could also have multiple pipe cleaners coming from one number and students have to show multiple ways to add numbers to get to that number. Counting with pipe cleaners and beads. Great for fine motor development too.
Many peoples spend lots of time and resources to make or acquire unique gifts for family and friends. But, accompanying them with the usual generic card is
dress up plain wrapping paper w/ this DIY for easy holiday present toppers made from recycled holiday cards.