This is a really great project focused on promoting and validating creativity as well as collaboration and visual exploration:
The Monster Project is an awesome collaboration among skilled artist from around the world who recreate drawings, created by elementary school students, in their own styles to help teach the kids about the importance of creativity and imagination. The massive team behind the project are currently raising funds on Kickstarter to help expand to other schools, create an activity book, make professional prints for the kids, start an online, and more. The entire collection of drawings and artist remakes are available to view in the Monster Gallery.
More at: ‘The Monster Project’, Kids Draw Monsters and Then Artists From Around the World Recreate Them in Their Own Styles