Learning basic sewing with a polystyrene plate, yarn, + plastic needle. I remember doing this with craft mesh when I was a kid and then graduating to sewing buttons by hand onto little pillows and pockets.
SUB PLANS! I am adamantly opposed to coloring sheets, but this might be okay to leave for a sub. Students could use warm colors on the top and cool on the bottom to reinforce the difference between warm and cool.
This high quality handout has examples of Greek Patterns for your students use in the Art Room! I use this handout when I make paper mache Greek vases with my graders, and with my Kindergarteners when we make Greek Temples.
I want one! I hope this idea is developed Color Picker Pen: "Concept design by Jin Sun Park, this pen allows you to scan the color of any real-life object and then draw in that color right away." I WANT THIS