We did the watercolors and saran wrap project with the art group yesterday. This is Thalia's, above.
We had some success using bubble wrap in place of the saran wrap. This one is Nathan's. I think I prefer the randomness of the saran wrap designs although this is fun, too. Next time I might cut out small pieces of various sized bubble wrap (big bubbles, small bubbles) rather than one large sheet of bubble wrap.
And here's one Maia did with the back of the bubble wrap. I also brought out drinking straws and rubber bands to lay across the watercolors for different effects, but the kids were ready to move on after the saran wrap and bubble wrap. Maybe next time.
Yesterday we said goodbye to Henry and his family. They've been part of the art group since the very beginning, but are now heading off to other parts of the country for a few months while his Daddy does some training. We'll miss them! Henry's wearing my happy traveling gift–a truck t-shirt for a boy who loves trucks.
Update: We've also done leaf prints with this saran wrap technique.