Shoebox lid & craft sticks- these are wide ones, and low temp glue gun. Endless fun and all you need is a shoe box lid and Popsicle sticks! Build a marble run or "Plinko" with all kinds of different creative designs via Frugal Fun For Boys
Geoboards are a great tool for math. Plus they are fun for kids to play and explore with. While you could easily purchase a geoboard, why not have a bit of fun and make your own for a little less! So, after seeing the geoboard over at Spinner's End N
Paint Bag Writing Tablet - Put some finger paint or tempera paint into a sturdy freezer ziploc bag. Seal it well and smoosh the paint around the entire bag. Children can practice writing letters or sight words.