I promised some of my 7th graders that I would post some ideas for summer art/craft projects that they could work on at home. Here are just a few links to get you thinking...
Make your own paper mache pens! Google how to make paper mache liquid if you don't have wallpaper paste (most of us don't!). Flour and water work just as well...
Windmill straws for the 4th of July? Sweet!
Chalk spray? Sounds awesome!