painting like Michelangelo. Instead of just having sketching time- discover and study Michelangelo, how he hanged upside down while painting. This is also great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.
Teach Them To Fly: Saying words that begin with W is a lot like making wind with your mouth. Students practice "w" sounds while being the wind, teacher photographs, students add leaves to complete "W is for Wind" project.
Everyone gets a square with a quarter circle, this is the end result- could be a good ice breaker beginning of year activity. Each student decorates the square and includes their name. Nice way to decorate the bulletin boards in the beginning of the year!