When Afton was in preschool, we first made salt dough ornaments with a sweet friend and her daughter. We created them to hang on the tree and as gift tags. Now that Maisy is my little 'stay at home companion', I thought it was time to pass over the dough-making-reigns to her.
The recipe for salt dough is easy. My three year old combined it herself with a little help.
Then the fun begins. Rolling, cutting, rolling, cutting. You can use cookie cutters, trace a hand, make an imprint, or use stamps. Add a little cinnamon to make your dough smell extra sweet.
|Notice her 'cinnamon mustache'? Gotta be careful when kissing Gingerbread Babies!|
We ended up baking a few our favorite shapes. And the rest is in a big ziploc bag. It has become our new 'playdoh'. Maisy seems to enjoy the fact that she made it herself.
Need a little more inspiration? Check out some of these salt dough projects.
What Christmas traditions do you look forward to each year?
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