Use beading techniques, and highlight the words in the negative space - This looks a lot like spaghetti or hair. I like it because it's very organic and the font is interesting too. The font reminds me of Rolling Stone magazine.
Have kids write a pro or essay or poetry or lyrics they love. And then take all the pencils and make the art. Take all the entries and make a book of chosen winners. Juried contest. Writings printed some how or