I also have Art Parties in elementary and they are the talk of the school !
Students earn points for 5 key behaviors in class and results are posted on a
chart. I start each day with a review of how their class is faring. Kids
are very competitive! Points are tallied at the end of each grading period
so there could be a maximum of 4 Art Parties per year. Students vote on
their choice of activities for the class which may include Free Drawing,
Clay, Art games, etc. I am trying to get away from candy & toy rewards and
we are all happier with the idea that you can reward art students with MORE