I like the pattern in the sun and would like to use pattern in my design. I also like the idea of half of the sun going off the page. The rays of sun extend all the way of the page which emphasises the brightness of the sunshine.
Seen as a group, the third grader's still-life drawings were very impressive. I was flattered that more than a few parents asked some version of "How did you turn all of the students into artists?" My cryptic response was "Subject selection.