Kids love to decorate the tree. Here is a fun simple way to let them add their own personal touch this year.

Materials Needed:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Straw or something similar to poke a hole for the ribbon
  • Cookie cutters
  • Paint, glitter, paint brushes, etc.
  • Ribbon


  1. Mix together flour, salt, and water in mixing bowl until dough is formed.
  2. On a floured surface, roll dough to about a 1/2-inch thickness using a rolling pin that has been dusted with flour.
  3. Cut into whatever shapes you choose.
  4. Poke a hole in the top with a straw.
  5. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 200 degrees for 4-5 hours.
  7. Let cool and decorate however you like. Tie ribbon through the hole and go decorate the tree with your cute new ornament!
How to Create Christmas Salt Dough Ornaments with the Kids!