>>Many of the artworks
>>they'll see have flags in them so I thought I might have them make flags.
> Realizing the end of the year looms pleasantly over our heads,
>might I suggest this: in lieu of paper flags Vita, do you have access to
>fabric crayons? Also you would need poly/cotton blend fabric or Palencia
>($1.89/yd. @ Walmart here)........I personally use clean, recycled flat
>bed sheets. You need poly/cotton blend because the crayon adheres better
>than to cotton.
> I have used the fabric flag idea for years--3rd graders created
>drawings, colored with Crayola fabric crayons, ironed by me onto pre-cut
>or pre-torn rectangles (sheeting rips very easily), placed on small dowels
>with yarn tied at each end to hang from a tack or nail. The school
>used them to mark workshop rooms, then we returned them to the children.
> My fifth graders created banners or flags using fabric crayons within
>a medieval study---we used 12 x 18 paper, designed first, remembering that
>words, musical notes, and various other symbols must be drawn backwards!
>Then colored and ironed..the colors are magnificent and the kids took home
>something tangible which could be hung in their rooms. Quite fun.