I recently cut six inches off my hair; I went from having long hair to rocking a lob, which is a bigger change than you might think. The drastic cut forced me to research different ways to style the shorter do. But I love it, have no regrets, and I've.
Shape monsters---can incorporate shapes, vertices and adjectives all in one. Have the kids create their shape monster then describe it using math vocabulary and adjectives. They could write how many of each shape that was used to make the monster.