Easy DIY ornaments: Santa, Snow Man, Mitten, Christmas Tree and Reindeer
Items List
For the dough:
  • 1 cup salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup water
To hang the DIY Ornaments:
  • Ribbon or string
Make your DIY Ornaments:
  • Combine salt and flour; add water a little at a time. Mix.

  • Knead until a smooth dough forms.

  • Roll out dough to ½-inch thickness. Cut into circles or other shapes.

  • Make your handprint/footprint. Be sure to wash your hands and feet when you’re done! Flour is a raw ingredient. Learn more about Consumer Food Safety and handling raw flour.

  • Poke a hole in the top for the ribbon. Don’t forget this step, because you won’t be able to do it after it bakes!

  • Bake at 200°F for 3 or more hours until dried all the way through.

  • Let cool for a few hours before painting.

  • Photo: Salt Dough Handprint Ornament - Santa.

    Paint your favorite decoration.

  • Put the ribbon through the hole in the top to make an ornament.

VOILA! A cute addition to your holiday ornament collection!
Step 1 of