Just in time for Christmas – this is a truly straightforward and enjoyable craft for the little ones. Find out how to make this pretty and glittery Salt Dough Handprint Ornament to area on your Christmas Tree! What I enjoy most about these salt dough ornaments is that they’re produced from all substances you have in your kitchen! And simply because of this it’s totally risk-free for the tiny ones to function with.
With Christmas coming up, We love focusing our crafts on the holiday season. We have always observed Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments just before and believed they were a genuinely great way to make a memory of your small one’s hand to cherish on the Christmas tree.
You could very easily make a new one every 12 months and have a wonderful memento for the Christmas tree you can compare to each and every year! Merely include the yr on the back of the salt dough ornament to maintain track of the distinct many years.
Youngsters will love assisting to make this salt dough recipe. Part of the exciting is them becoming capable to stamp their hand into the salt dough! This was one of the greatest elements. They will also have exciting decorating the salt dough ornaments by painting it. Of program if you want a truly good keepsake – you could want to make a number of extras to paint 1 that is fully painted if you have a younger toddler.
The sky is actually the limit for decorating this Salt Dough Handprint Ornament. We decided to paint it red utilizing acrylic red paint but you could decide on green or even silver or gold. Then you can make a decision to depart the handprint portion of the salt dough ornament both natural, or you could paint this a diverse colour or use glue and include glitter to it like we did.
There’s so many diverse methods to decorate this ornament! One more idea is you could apply some glitter stickers around the outside of the handprint also.
Once you are done, don’t forget to seal with either mod podge or a clear glaze spray. We like this spray for a tough finish. Grownups must do the spraying and constantly stick to instructions of the product picked. Sealing the ultimate ornaments will aid cease them from cracking in a number of many years.
Ultimately, just a pleasant reminder to preserve these out of reach of pets (they can be toxic to dogs especially) and modest children that would want to put them in their mouths.
Note: If you locate that the ornaments are still a bit doughy, place them back in for yet another hour or so.
The thickness of the dough will determine how lengthy you have to bake them for. You can also increase the temperature up to 325 degrees F but do this progressively as they may start off to puff up. We favor to bake them at 250 degrees Fahrenheit for longer and let them air dry for a number of days.
View the complete tutorial video right here just before you get started!