Today we are going to show you some ideas of homemade Christmas decorations of salt paste. When they have children and especially if they are preschoolers there is no better idea than to give them a day of molding which is a fundamental activity for the motor development of children. In addition to having fun at this Christmas season when we are all in family with the activity of shaping you will help your children to perceive and understand fosters creativity.
Salt paste to make Christmas decorations at home
One of the preferred masses for this period is the dough or salt paste, since it is an easy to work, economical and non-toxic material. At Christmas, everyone wants to have a beautifully decorated table and interior. We often have a clear idea of how to decorate our house, but we did not want to spend time and money looking for things. Do you think of a dough of salt to make Christmas decoration?
Salt paste to personalize your Christmas decorations
Discover the mass of salt through our gallery of 50 photos and modeling to achieve a personalized and original decoration at a low price. Work with salt dough is often considered a child-only activity. However, this simple technique is a very good way to make decoration, jewelry and accessories at a very low price. To make the salt dough, mix the salt and flour, and add the water little by little, kneading the dough.
Lovely white ornaments for the Christmas tree
If you want the dough a colored dough, dissolve the liquid vegetable dye or powder. If you use a liquid dye, we only need one or two drops in our salt dough and it will be ready to work. Remember that you should not put much liquid coloring since the paste can be very soft and it would be impossible to work with it. Using vegetable dye you will not have to worry if children put it in their mouths.
Santa Claus painted on hands to hang on the Christmas tree
We can also prepare the white one and then paint it, once it is dry. The salt mass will take several days to dry in the air, and in winter much more. But if you are in a hurry, after having allowed the pieces to air dry for at least 15 hours, you can bake them in the oven at 100 °, until they are hard.
Another idea for Santa Claus of salt dough
Although the modeling is not as manageable as it would be with clay for example, this pasta is an economical alternative, very accessible and all the elements you need to make it have them at home. Now we leave you to review our ideas of beautiful Christmas decorations and inspire you to surprise your children.
Little angels to decorate the Christmas tree
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White stars to hang on the Christmas tree
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Very nice white stars for your Christmas tree
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Different Christmas decorations made by salt dough