4.museum diorama maker
If someone wants me to decorate their living room with a dinosaur tableau, then that would just be ideal. This week I went to the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum end enjoyed the various dioramas, such as one in which a T-Rex goes in for the kill. Here's a detail (sans T-Rex):
Speaking of ferocious animals, I was substitute teaching for a second grade class this week. Because I was teaching in Spanish, I realized that I have better Spanish vocabulary when it comes to paleontology than when it comes to reprimanding children.
We read a short nonfiction piece about dinosaurios. Then I had each student draw a specific type of dinosaur, dino-appropriate foliage, or the like. We put it all together as a glorious hallway poster:
you can tell that I made the volcano (I did go to art school... I mean, look at that fantastic lava flow)