By Major Nancy Helms
College For Officer Training

Salt dough recipe supplies

  • 2 cups of plain flour (all-purpose flour)
  •  1 cup of salt
  •  1 cup of water (you may need less)

Directions for making dough
Making salt dough is so easy! Just follow the 4 easy steps below to create the best salt dough recipe.

  1. Mix 2 cups of plain flour and 1 cup of salt together in a large bowl
  2. Add 1 cup of water.  Add it in slowly as you may need less.
  3. Knead the mixture into a dough.
  4.  Get creating!

Supplies for decorating ornaments

  •  Straw
  • Acrylic paint
  • Baking sheet
  •  String or twine to hang ornament
  • Mod Podge or a clear glaze spray
  • Paint brushes
  • Glue and glitter if you want to get fancy

Directions for making ornaments

  • Roll out dough (about ½ cm thick)
  • Use Easter (or Christmas) cookie cutters to cut out ornament – or if you are artsy, form your own.
  • Place cut out ornament on a non-stick baking sheet
  • Use a straw to make a whole in the top of ornament for hanging
  • When ornaments are completely dry you can paint them
  • Seal with Mod Podge or a clear glaze spray

Note: Also on our website is DON’T FORGET THE BREAD Bible Study and FRUIT, BREAD & OPEN EYES devotional that coordinates with this craft.