We adore making Bookmarks and EAT fun to make and give. So many different designs for all seasons - with more to come (check back regularly! From Bunny Bookmarks for Easter, to Minion Bookmarks for Minion fans. I adore the Monster version too.
Lock-in idea: Baptismal remembrance bowls for the kids to make and take home. With a bigger lump of clay you can use an elbow or knee in place of a thumb - my mom used that method to teach my kids and they loved getting muddy ;
Watercolor coffee filter autumn leaves (originally posted to my "Create" board).not going to want to take it down at the end of fall. Use liquid watercolors in spray bottles for the leaves. red, orange, green and yellow.