25 Salt Dough Christmas Ornament Ideas for The Kiddos

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For those who do not know, salt dough is the perfect material for kids to work with! It can easily be made at home with just flour, salt, and water. Because of this, it’s the perfect material for a child to make Christmas ornaments with! In just a few hours your tree can be filled with these lovely decorations. In the round up below we feature all our favorite ornament ideas from around the web.

Salt Dough Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cups water


  1. Mix the salt and flower together in a bowl
  2. Gradually mix in the water. Mix it until it starts becoming more like the consistency of cookie dough
  3. Once the water is mixed, knead the dough with your hands on a tray
  4. Then, build your creations!
  5. Once its done you can heat it in the oven, microwave, or air dry it to get it hard.
  6. Paint the creation if desired
  7. Store leftovers in an airtight container. It will last up to 48 hours

1. Penguin ornament

Via: Messy Little Monster


2. Child’s hand-print and picture

Via: Teach Me Mommy


3. Pet print ornaments

After all pets are family too!

Via: One Little Project


4. Picture frame with lights

Via:  Teach Me Mommy


5. Simple snowman

Via: Lines Across


6. Gingerbread ornament

Via: Where Your Treasure Is


7. Snowman hand print

Via: Paging Fun Mums


8. Santa ornament

Via: From ABCs to ACTS


9. Melting snowman

Via:  Kid Friendly Things To Do


10. Finger print Christmas tree

Via: Messy Little Monster


11. Christmas star

Via: Wife Mommy Me


12. Painted and decorated handprints

Via: Learning and exploring Through Play


13. Funny reindeer from footprints

Via:  Fun Handprint Art Blog


14. MistleTOE ornament

Via: Fun Handprint Art


15. Christmas star garland

Via: Rainy Day Mum


16. Pine stamp salt dough

Via: Easy Peasy and Fun


17. Salt dough star fish

Via: Domestic Ingenuity


18. Hand print art

Via: Olive Juice Mama


19. Sea glass Christmas tree

Via Red Ted Art


20. Peppermint painted ornaments

Via: Soldaeira Handmade


21. Rainbow heart

Via: Two-Daloo


22. Snowmen footprint

Via: Crafty Morning


23. Simple candy cane

Via: Kid Friendly Things To Do


24. The Grinch ornament

Via: From ABCs to ACTs 


25. Snowman portrait and background

Via: Crafty Morning

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