story stones, hand-painted rocks, childrens literacy, art stones, tell me a story. Cool new idea. Everywhere you go find a stone. Gather the stone(s) and when you get back home paint them to match the memories!
Incorporate art into writing (poetry): Students can even pick a page from their favourite book as an inspiration. Book page poetry is really neat and a great way to show creativity with older kids. This is an interesting way to teach poetry.
Easy to adapt for any word family. After making the craft, have each child choose a word, use it in a sentence, and write that sentence on the back of the craft. Kids create their own spider and write on the legs