Draw name on tagboard - outline with black permanent
marker - Break up negative space with black marker.
Color heavily with crayons. Paint with black
tempera(with a touch of dish washing liguid added.
India ink could also be used). Let dry. Scratch off
paint creating a variety of patterns. Each shape can
have a different pattern. Lesson can be learning warm
and cool colors (contrasting name with negative
Birch Tree Elementary site has a lot of easy ideas to
teach P's and E's.
There doesn't seem to me much Art Appreciation/Art
History. I have added a link to their site from Art
Departments on IAD. (Elementary Depts - Missouri)