Once you make the salt dough, have your kids each put their hand print in theirs. Then, just turn it into a cute little winter scene of your family or a snowman family!
You can also do a handprint, but instead of your family, make Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer! It’s the perfect design for a cute little reindeer- each finger is a foot and the thumb is the nose!
Have them each make a fun snowman or Christmas scene onto the salt dough. They can be cute and creative, as long as it’s a Christmas scene!
If your kids love Ninja Turtles, then try this! Help them make some awesome Ninja Turtle salt dough ornaments that they’ll love hanging up every year!
You could also try making glow in the dark salt dough so that the ornaments glow, even when the lights in the house are off! It’s a fun and creative idea and your kids are sure to love it!
Here’s a new idea—make a reindeer out of a footprint! You can easily turn it into the face of a reindeer, plus your kids will love putting their feet in the dough!
Have each child put their handprint in the salt dough and then make a fun and creative Christmas tree out of it. Let them use whatever colors and craft supplies they want for it.
You can also make a Christmas tree ornament without using a hand print, if you or your kids don’t want to. Just shape the ornament into a Christmas tree and let them decorate it!
A creative twist to a salt dough ornament is a candy cane! You can combine any two colors (two works best) that you and your kids want, just make them look good and have fun doing it!
Gingerbread men are common Christmas items, so make a gingerbread man salt dough ornament! Each kid can make their own version and you can have a mini gingerbread family!
Classic Christmas decorations are always a great idea for ornaments. You can make stockings, stars, angels, or anything else your kids feel like doing
A fun way to get some spelling into this activity is by making letters to spell out fun Christmas words. You can make words like “joy,” “peace,” and anything else you want. Each kid can decorate one letter.
You don’t even really have to have a theme to your ornaments if you don’t want! Just give each kid an ornament and let them color it however they want! The ornaments will be fun and bright—perfect for Christmas!
If you have some Frozen fans in your family, then make this adorable Olaf salt dough ornament! It even uses a footprint, which your kids will love!
A cute way to incorporate hand prints into the salt dough ornament is by making a pair of gloves! Just make the ornament gloves a bit bigger than your kids’ hands, and then have them put the handprint in it.