Our favourite easy crafting material has to be salt dough. It’s so easy to make with just 3 kitchen cupboard supplies and then you have a homemade clay that you can use for crafts, ornaments, sculptures and creating gorgeous keepsakes. Today we’re focusing on the keepsakes and particularly ones that use your little one’s hands. So here we go Handprint Salt Dough Ornaments that you can make with the kids and keep forever!

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Fun Handprint Ornaments from Salt Dough to Make with Kids

Hand Print Ornaments with Salt Dough

Before you think about making any of these ornaments you need our printable recipe for Salt dough Handprint Ornaments. It’s easy to make with just 3 ingredients and is slightly more squishy than ordinary salt dough making it ideal to make an impression of your child or baby’s hand every time.

Making a salt dough handprint ornament with a baby

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Easy Christmas Craft for kids this Fingerprint Keepsake saltdough nutcracker ornament is the perfect addition to your Christmas Tree this yeara
Nutcracker Keepsake Fingerprint Salt Dough Ornament for the Tree

We loved making this Nutcracker Fingerprint Ornament with Salt Dough for our Storybook Advent a couple of years ago. It’s so cute and a great way to remember counting down to Christmas with the kids.

Check out these Fingerprint Snowman Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments are cute homemade Christmas gifts as well as keepsakes.

These Christmas Tree Salt Dough Ornaments are such a cute and festive way to get the house in gear for Christmas.

These simple Salt Dough Mitten Ornament keepsakes on Fun Handprint Art made with little hands is a great way to capture the precious memory of their tiny hands!

These Fingerprint Gingerbread Man Salt Dough Ornaments are easy for kids to make on their own and is a great Christmas gift idea to give to grandparents, teachers, etc!

These salt dough Santa Handprint Ornaments are a wonderful Christmas craft to make with kids.

These glittery Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments are just in time for Christmas and made from all ingredients you have in your kitchen!

20 Fun Handprint Ornaments to make with kids for Christmas
Christmas Craft Ideas that you and Kids will love

This Handprint Santa Salt Dough Ornament is a fun project for kids of all ages as hands of all ages will look cute – baby, toddler, preschooler, kindergarten kids and older!

These Keepsake Salt Dough Ornaments crafts make excellent gifts for grandparents, daycare providers, and other special people in your child’s life and you can attach a magnet to the back and using it as a refrigerator magnet.

This Handprint Ornament DIY is so easy it was, the hardest part is getting the kids to keep their hands spread out while not grabbing the dough.

Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments are the perfect way to have a sweet reminder of your child adorable little hands!

These Handprint Santa Salt Dough Ornaments are perfect for a kid 4 or under because the bigger the hand, the heavier the ornament.

The sweet and spicy smells of Christmas blended together in a fun sensory experience with these Holiday Scented Salt Dough Ornament.

Christmas Salt Dough Ornaments for Kids are great if you want to take a second, slow down and preserve those memories of your children as little ones.

You’ll love making these Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments and the kids will have blast doing this Christmas art project.

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Fun Crafts for Kids this Christmas

Get crafty and make some homemade ornaments for the family this year! What better way to save your kid’s handprint than to make an ornament out of it?

Homemade ornaments are so special and are perfect for Christmas, but can be altered to fit any type of holiday- you just need to be creative!

These salt dough ornaments are rather simple and require just three ingredients for the dough and the creative possibilities are endless.

It’s so fun to have yearly traditions with the kids and make some sort of homemade ornaments with them.

This cute Salt Dough Hand Print Ornament is a great keepsake gift to share.

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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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