I was recently inspired by Tumblr Artful Artsy Amy and her post "What is Art." I decided to try it out as a nice warm-up for my 3rd-5th graders on their first day of class.
We watched and discussed Amy's slideshow, "What is Art" and then wrote our own answers or definitions on our paper hands. I loved the answers and I loved that my students were actually thinking of solid answers.
Artful Artsy Amy (I had hands written on every which way!) but the overall message gets through! Plus, I have a great bulletin board for curriculum night.