Consider having a Jonah figure be on the end of the string. Make as a classroom activity at the end of class, or if's you're adventurous, complete most of the construction and have the students finish for their own take-home came.
A smush book can be a great educational tool for all ages. While a preschooler could create a whole library of smush books for each letter, a high school student could write a book summary with one or two sentences per page and illustrations. (Little known secret: high school students like to use crayons, too!) To learn how to make your own smush books, follow these 6 simple steps.