Self Portraits? Divide the page into 6 squares and paint each one a different colour. When dry experiment with different prints on each square. Children draw themselves with a sharpie, then cut out and stick over printing.
[FREE Template form Art Projects for Kids. Each quadrant has a photo and you invite your child to draw around it.] How many animals/objects have I cut out out from catalogs that I could draw around for atcs?
Pencil Portrait Mastery - Grade, Family Portraits--will have to think of how to define family, but I love the idea of students creating personally meaningful artworks. - Discover The Secrets Of Drawing Realistic Pencil Portraits
Blank face template for Art: during the first week of school I had the kids "draw" their own faces on these templates. would be fun to do again at the end of the year to see how their skills have improved.
winter portraits - I like this alternative to drawing the face as the only way to make a portrait or self-portrait. I don't really like that it seems to be directional drawing as they all look the same.