A fun activity that is very open-ended and abstract. Cover canvas with painters tape in any design then paint over the tape. After the paint dries remove the tape to reveal your masterpiece. This is a fun way for students to explore their creativity.
I don't think that we give kids enough credit. Look at this; a small cut-out from a magazine and those creative juices just a flow. What a wonderful project for any age child to do. Older students can start with a small clipping and younger ones can have a larger clipping; either way let them EXPLORE!
Kids Toys Made from Cardboard Box : “Don’t just recycle those cardboard boxes and toilet paper tubes; transform them into a car wash, a castle or other cool toys and activity centers.” See more ideas at ivillage