Salt Dough Ornaments

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These were a total hit for an almost 2-year old. He was so excited to be painting something other than just paper. I made the dough ahead of time and let it air dry for a few days (tip: don’t make them too thick or they’ll take forever to dry). We used a few to decorate our tree and to keep as keepsakes and a few extra to give away as Christmas presents.


I used this simple recipe:

1/2 cup salt

1 cup flour

1/2 cup water (or more as needed to make it dough like)

Don’t forget to punch a hole at the top with a straw so you can hang it.