This is a fun idea. Create an intriguing dramatic scene with the kids using paper glued onto balsa wood found at the craft store. Balsa wood is easily cut with an exacto knife (your job) and paper can be cut out & glued on with a glue stick.
Simple, simple and would equal hours of imagination! For mor info go to the blog Estefi Machado.
Images via Estefi Machado.