Have students make a heart filled with things they love; this is a great first day of school activity AND it can serve as writing inspiration too!
Mixed Media Self Portrait. These were awesome. Little kids did the backgrounds, came up with words that described them and added it on top on canvas boards. Big wow factor for the parents. What an awesome idea!!
MICROGRAPHY - This is an amazing alternative to All About Me assignments. I'll bet EVERY student (and every parent on Back to School night) would want to read/view this project. STEP BY STEP DIRECTIONS WITH PHOTOS