I'm working on a class project for a grade 4 and 5 room. Four scenes from the book, done up with 28mm miniatures as models. So far I've done days one and two, with the rest of the week to complete. Its a bit of an Ironman event. If anybody is interested in checking it out, I have a lot of pics and commentary at my home site, under 'works in progress'.
Red Dragon Terrain have started posting a series of articles detailing the stages of an in-school project to have children build hobbit terrain. From their announcement: