Here is a two day lesson on metaphors based on colors.
Metaphors are comparisons of two nouns. Similes compare two unlike things using "like" or "as." The difference is very minimal when students are in the primary grades.
through March Metaphors: http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/march-metaphor/5732
students pick a color out of a paper bag and meet with everyone with that color
to come up w/ 5 metaphors for that color (see group color sheet below)
- students gather back on carpet to share with class
metaphors students developed day before
what a metaphor is
students that today they will write a metaphor for each color
- distribute color sheets to students and have students complete (see color metaphor below)