Great Ideas: microwave salt dough for quick ornaments

microwavable salt doughMaking salt dough ornaments is a popular Christmas activity but sometimes it can take too long. So here are instructions for ‘microwave salt dough’ ornaments that are set in 3 to 4 minutes rather than the 3-4 hours required in the oven. Using this recipe means that you can make them, paint them and cook them on the same day.

Click Here to find out how…
Quick tip: placing a plate over the ornaments when microwaving stops them bulging.

You can paint your ornaments using toddler friendly cornflour paint which is very cheap and quick to make and produces bright colours.  Add some glitter to make them really sparkle.
For instructions on how to make cornflour paint see Mummy Musings and Mayhem

The ornaments can be used to decorate your tree or handed out as presents.

[HT to Mary Hawes for the link]

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