Every year we have a Homework Burning Party. It's just what it sounds like-- we burn homework saved up through the school year. "L" did it when he was in school and now we continue the tradition for our kids and nieces and nephews. For the older ones it's quite a bit sweeter cuz they've gone through more muck....for the younger ones it's a great time to chuck paper wads into a fire and get covered in gooey marshmallowness.
(Disclaimer-- we don't throw ALL homework away-- I kept all of Loves original drawings and lots of her stories and art, then she sifted through the rest and put it into a school box to keep)