Kid Approved classic Salt Dough Recipe that is in grammes and oz perfect for rainy day activities and works every time.

Classic Salt Dough Recipe

This classic salt dough recipe from the 1950's is ideal to use with children to make ornaments, decorations and models
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Author Cerys Parker


  • 17 oz Plain Flour *All Purpose Flour
  • 17 oz Table Salt
  • 10 fl oz Warm Water Hand Warm


  • Mix the salt and flour together
  • Gradually add the warm water as you mix it together by hand
  • Turn out onto a lightly floured surface
  • Knead for 5 to 10 minutes until smooth
  • Shape and mold as you wish
  • Air dry OR bake in the oven for 1 hour+ at 300F (150C) until dry