This is insanely clever and I imagine loads of fun! Who does not like popping bubble wrap first off, and then add paint = deal! - Bubble Wrap Stomp Painting - make some bubble wrap "boots" then dip in paint and stomp around to create art!
Hazelnuts glued together (using a lit to get an even circle) The result is a christmastree-ornament in the form of a wreath! ~I~ You could use chestnuts - and instead of glue - use needle and sisal-string.