sprayed the bottom of the paper generously with water (I imagine that doing a quick water wash would work just as well). Color top half with washable Crayola markers. Spray bottom half with water. Fold paper and press.
Do you find yourself saying an automatic "that's pretty" or asking "what is that?" when your child shows you her artwork? Here are some ideas for talking to kids about their art constructively. It is difficult to find the right words sometimes!