The fun of holiday baking doesn’t have to end just yet… just don’t eat these cookies!!
It was a chilly cold weekend, so we stayed in and made salt dough cutouts. This is a fun, squishy, messy, crafty activity that children of all ages can enjoy.
** To make the dough add 2 cups flour, 1 cup salt and about 3/4 of a cup of water to a large mixing bowl, roll up your sleeves, and squish together until it forms a moldable mass. (this is the fun part!!) Should it be too stiff, add more water a tiny bit at a time. For more fun, food coloring can be added to the mix. **
After the dough was done, we rolled it out and started cutting shapes with play dough toys. Meanwhile, I started warming the oven to 350, so we could bake the shapes to crispy perfection. (about 20 minutes, depending on the thickness of the cutouts)
A few story books later, we painted the cooled cooked shapes with tempura paints and played with the fun little character pieces.
Check out another fun salt dough project here.
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