A view of our work area:
Sometimes the dough stuck to the table so we used a spatula to loosen it:
When I asked the children what the impressions reminded them of some children were quite literal. Scissor impressions were scissors.
This one, however reminded us of an owl:
Some children noticed the pattern the objects made like circles or rectangles. Once they began to understand the particular cause and effect of their actions they made comments like, 'I want to see what happens when I use the pumpkin'.