With the holiday season upon us, why not do something fun with the kiddos? These salt dough ornaments are so easy to make and kids love them! Just a few simple steps and you’ll have customized ornaments bring any Christmas tree to life!
What You Need:
2 Cups of all purpose flour
1 cup of table salt
3/4 cup of water
Ribbon or String
Acrylic paint (if desired)
Pour flour, salt, and water together in a bowl and mix until dough forms.
Remove the dough from the bowl, sprinkle clean area with flour and kneed the dough for about 5 minutes.
Once your dough is nice and smooth, form little dough balls and roll out with a rolling pin.
Being sure to keep dough at least a quarter inch thick.
Use cookie cutters, hand prints, or foot prints in your dough to create your one of a kind ornament!
Make sure to use a straw to create a hole on your ornament so that it can be threaded and hung up.
Place dough on greased aluminum foil on your cookie sheet.
Cook for about an hour on 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
When the ornaments are removed from the oven they should be hard, if they are still doughy, cook them a little longer.
Once cooled, decorate as desired using acrylic paint or glitter. Don’t forget your ribbon/string to hang the ornament on the tree to show off your work!