This looks fun. Cover a canvas or board with a collage of colorful magazine scraps, trace the bird on branch or your choice and paint over the rest of the canvas. Would be very cute with a simple quote or initials etc.
Have student wrinkle up the paper heart (not tearing it) and then try to flatten it out. Discuss how words or actions can harm a heart and take time to heal. Good first week of school activity! Teach THINK acronym for before you speak