One of the best fourth grade activities each of my kids has participated in is the California Cookie project. Kids in small groups take a large cookie shaped like the state of California and they fill in the mountains and deserts and rivers and coastline with chocolate chip cookies and brown sugar and blue icing. They place Red Hots on the largest cities. When all is done, the cookie crumbles and the kids chow down on the state.
This boy? He is hyped up on the mountains of California.