Monday, December 19, 2011

salt dough ornaments

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we made saLT doUGh ornaments!!!  i got this recipe from the amazing Laura over at Art for Little Hands in her Salt Dough post. {sorry. links no longer available} 

stirring the thick mix was fun...but a bit hard

we used many tools to play and create
((even a toy steamroller!))

the baking took a while...i had to keep standing the snowmen back up

the painting was fun!  we used tempera paint. 
then a coat of mod podge to add some shine.
have you ever made your own salt dough or playdough?

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Gina said...

What fun! I always wanted to make salt dough ornaments when I was a kid. I never got to though. Your son is a lucky boy!

Tiaras & Bow Ties - Think Smink said...

We have tried to make salt dough ornaments every year since the kids were small, but haven 't done it recently! I have even went into the classroom and done them as a group activity with the entire room a few years back. Love the whole process and that it is very inexpensive and only the imagination can hold you back on what you can make! Thanks for sharing Andie!

Vicky said...

I love this idea. I have been looking for something fun to do with my kids and niece who will be coming to visit for Christmas and this will be perfect. I am a new FB fan visiting from Made by Little Hands. Vicky from Mess For Less

Shannah @ Just Us Four said...

This is such a great activity to do with kids. I will have to get some supplies and do it over our Christmas break.

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