I love integrating art into my classroom whenever possible. This year, I was introduced to a great project by my 4th grade team. It's called Fractional Me.
Fractional Me is a portrait created out of small squares. (I taught a few students to use the di-cut machine and they just went to town.) Students are only allowed to use whole and half squares for ease of counting later on. They construct their portrait and are then responsible for determining the fractional amounts of squares for each color. They turn out really cute and with so much personality. We added googly eyes just to make them more fun.
Don't you just love the belt in the last picture?