Hi everyone! Here are some awesome options for you to consider:
https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/beginner-woodworking-projects-4580369 - amazing DIY woodworking projects. Kids love doing something with their hands. I guess it would be good to choose something like serving tray which all of your students could use at home.
https://crazylittleprojects.com/25-beginner-sewing-projects/ - ideas to choose a sewing project. Most of the ideas listed here can be accomplished under 1-3 hours which basically fits into two classes.
I strongly advise to support creativity rather than monotonous types of activities when working with kids. Gifted teens often struggle with written assignments and that's when I help my kid myself or hire experts to do their essays for them here:
https://essaypro.com/write-my-essay.html. Setting priorities is essential.
I suggest finding something special what your students really like.
Usually, there are no general rules for these projects. One that would be fit is something that is trendy like engineering but make interesting, simple and easy for students.
You can find it here https://xqsuperschool.org/blog/teaching-strategies/8-inspiring-student-projects-to-jumpstart-your-school-year/.
This is the project that helps you to deliver new talents of your students.
Additionally, you can suggest some tips on how to be a blogger.
What skills they should be good at. And one of the must skill is writing. As a writer, I can tell that it is not so difficult to learn. This guy provides some events about it http://www.ibuyanessay.com. They suggest to read aloud, but set stress on things you really are interested.
So it could be creating some projects for mastering writing skills.
Video blogging is also in trend and by the way, it isn't easy to become a master. Only training training training..
Hope you find it useful!