Water pollution experiment -- Pick up trash around the play ground and put it in water and have students make observations of the water over a couple of days. This link also has lots of ideas for things you can make out of recycled items.
Previous Pinner said: Egg Carton Turtle. we made these, but put golf balls underneath them and rolled them down a ramp at school to have turtle races :) I made these with one of my art classes, we added magnets to the bottom.
We are going to make the crocodile from peter pan! We will weave in a pattern, and talk about how they want their crocodile to be. Will he be hungry? This allows for great speech production and language sampling.