Fruit loop abacus-- using a BOX for a FRAME could be done using beads, too-- I like this idea for easily making an abacus. I would make the abacus using numbers 1 to for preschoolers. This box abacus was made by Tracie; here is her blog post about it:
Human Body Activities for Kids • Everything included! Reading passages, graphic organizers, & easy-to-follow directions for a life-size, hands-on human body project that incorporates reading and writing.