peer book recommendations - fun idea for beginning of the year, too - maybe a book you read over the summer. Also, could do this with peer music recommendations. I could restrict to certain genres or artistic periods.
Clay Owl- Make the cutest Ornament - If you are tired of the kids bringing home lovely, but questionable art projects, then it is time you did something about it. Break out your art supplies because your family is making a barn owl out of clay!