Good for protective behaviours exercise wit kids.A hand with a heart (translate) Lemay Lemay De Groof. This would make a great candy dish for grandparents (with the kids' hand prints) if you mod-podged it.
Fall trees with newsprint trunks. Maybe have kids look up images of trees on computers and discuss how they would change the art project to fit the season. ie What would the bare branches look like in art
Trace the shadow of your sculpture - foil figure or another object with a clearly identifiable shape. Ask, "If I hold the light here, will the shadow move?" Explore how the shadow elongates and shortens as the light is moved.