Kandinsky inspired discs - color clear plastic cups with Sharpies, then melt gently in a 250 oven. Could also bend while pliable for a Chihuly effect. From Arts for Life. I personally would designate a toaster oven just for these crafts.
Name Art---Each student started the project by drawing a bold and page-filling design of their name. Each name was then divided into 16 squares, and cut apart. The name instantly became 16 tiny abstract designs featuring positive and negative space.