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Salt dough Christmas Ornaments DIY


  • salt
  • all purpose flour
  • water
How to Make Salt Dough Ornaments Step-by-Step: 
  1. Measure out the flour and water.
  2. Add the water.
  3. Stir with a wooden spoon.
  4. Keep stirring until the dough is mostly together and is hard to stir any longer.
  5. Knead a few times with hands to bring the dough together.
  6. Place dough between two pieces of parchment paper and roll out.


TIP:You can divide the dough in sections so multiple kids can have their own dough to work with.


How to Cut Out, Bake and Decorate Salt Dough Ornaments:

  1. Roll out, changing directions occasionally, until about 1/4-inch thick.
  2. Stamp cookie cutters.
  3. Remove the dough around the shapes, then either transfer the whole piece of parchment paper to a cookie sheet OR transfer just the shapes to a parch-ment-lined cookie sheet.
  4. Poke holes so you have a place for a string to hang as ornaments.
  5. Press in a hand to make a handprint, if desired.
  6. Bake, let cool and decorate! TIP:Re-roll any remaining dough after
  7. Step 3 here to make additional ornaments.

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