Rachel was "experimenting" today, and this is the result. She was disappointed things didn’t turn out better, but her face brightened when she thought of something (ahem) "useful" to "do" with her project.
"Hey, Mom, can you take a picture of this and ask the people who read your blog to guess what it is?"
Make her happy. Post a guess. That will be one way of redeeming her …ummmm…exercise in frustration. Far be it for me to put the kibosh on her fecund creativity!