Flash Symbols Tutorial - Read Part 1 and Part 2 of the tutorial then complete the 7 exercises in the Flash Symbol 101 Series found at the-flying-animator.com
Some of the skills in the exercises should be familiar. Pay particular attention to Distribute to Layers in Exercise 3, Color effects in Exercise 4 and Editing Symbols in Exercise 6. Make sure that the "Sun" animation from exercise 6 is in its own file. Save exercise 6 as "sun.fla"