Monday, 23 December 2013

Salt Dough Ornaments

We made these about 2 years ago when violet was only 7 weeks old!
I felt like i had to do an update of the children's hand prints for memory purposes as well as gifts for family this year!

They are so so simple you will need:

2 cups of plain cheap flour
1 cup table salt
1 cup water



Add two cups of flour to your bowl


Add 1 cup of salt


And a cup of cold water


Mix until combined.. If it feels abit sticky add a little more flour

Knead your dough for a few mins

Roll out on to a floured surface, you want it to be about a £1 thickness


Measure your childs hand and find appropriate cutters.


Once cut lay them onto a baking sheet


Get your child to firmly press their hand into the dough

Use a straw to make a hole in the dough for the ribbon

Bake in the preheated 130c oven for 30-40mins until hard.
I decorate mine with poster paints & glitter


Match them up with Ribbons and don't forget to write your childs name & age on the back.



Link to how to video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmJH3OFhQYk

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