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.
Cut up sponges to make french fries & use french fry boxes to create a counting game. Match the correct amount of fries with the number on the fry box. (From the Hive) Could put an equation on the box and say that the answer is the # of fries