What a great positive group activity! Have one person sit on a chair in front of a white board while the others wrote a positive phrase about them. Take a picture to give to each person. A very creative and positive group activity.
This clothespin system will help you keep track of who has turned in their homework. Numbers corresponding to students on one side of clothes pin and smiley face on the other. Students flip their clothespin to the smiley face when they turn things in.