collaborative Each student created 2 or 3 paper and oil pastel tridimensional pieces based on a template a created. After each pieces was assembled, I put them together in a Racimo (a banana bunch!), a hanging art piece.
"I am" statements for beginning of year - adding pic of student looking up at the statements is very creative. I might do this as it brings language arts in (writing sentences) and fits into the 'I Can' statements that we'll be using.