1 & 2 Give the kids place value blocks to make their name. have them calculate the value of their name. I am so doing this in our math journals this week! - Step into Grade with Mrs. Lemons: More Mudge and Place Value!
Watercolour triangles let students paint paper with watercolors, wet on wet, similar colors. Let dry and cut into triangles. Students pick triangles and glue down randomly, leaving white around each one. Maybe try with black or other color background?