Glue around the edges of a paper or fabric shape to leave a popsicle stick shaped pocket. Match colors, names, letters, shapes... An easy project for themed work, and different sticks can be introduced for increasing difficulty levels (descriptive words, antonyms, etc.)
The kids loved watching bean seeds sprout. Put five beans in a ziploc bag with a folded wet paper towel. Taped them to the classroom window (with names written in permanent marker). Don't forget to read "Jack and the Beanstalk"