While we may be tempted to do this as we might say it evokes more creativity, it is not very inviting and there is no prompt to show children what you want them to do. So here is how I prepared the center:
With this purposeful planning, you are more likely to get results such as this:
The next activity I did with the kids was one I found on a blog or Pinterest, I can't remember exactly where, but if you happen to know where it came from, please leave me a comment :)
Leaf prints with different colored paint:
And here are the wonderful results!