DIY Drawing and tracing using shadows: great craft/art for kids too. "Nature and shadow- what if we take out the paints and paint in the lines…."… great idea for tracing. Take a quick pic then don't have to worry about sun changing places.
Technology Up to Speed: Movie Shorts and Reading Strategies. this teacher has created long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them.
Wassily Kandinsky Project- Concentric rings. Very easy to do and makes an excellent display!