Salt Dough Handprint Keepsakes
Who doesn’t love a keepsake? This Salt Dough Handprint Keepsake is easy and fun! I guarantee you will have just as much fun as your kids will making these. Playing with the dough was the best thing since sliced cheese to my 3 year old! Now I have hand and footprint keepsakes for years to come!
Salt Dough Handprint Supply List:
–All Purpose Flour -2 cups
–Salt -1 cup
–Water -1 cup
–Paint -Color of choice
Salt Dough Handprint Instructions:
–Mix your salt and water until salt is dissolved.
–Gradually add your flour to form a soft dough ball.
–Next, I floured a plastic placemat and started rounding out a chunk of the dough, adding more if I needed it bigger.
Fun For The Kids Starts Here!
–Once you have shaped your dough how you would like, have your little one press their hand, foot or both into the dough.
–Place them on wax paper and place on your baking sheet to bake.
–Bake on 250 degrees for 1-2 hours depending on thickness.
–Once baked and hardened I let mine sit 24 hours before painting and decorating them.