Opportunities to write in every area of the classroom. It is so important that those children who never choose to enter the mark making areas are receiving the same chances in other areas of their play.
painting like Michelangelo. I did this with my class this year and they STILL talk about it. It was all over the the floor and on their hair and clothes, but it was SO super fun!! This is also great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.