Salt Dough Hand Print Keepsake
Take about 1 cup salt and dissolve it in about 1 1/4 cup water (or a little more).
**This idea was sent in by viewer Michelle**
These would make wonderful Christmas, Mother's Day or Father's Day presents to parents.
Make salt dough using the recipe provided. Take a portion, flatten. Have the child press their hand into the dough and let it dry. Use a straw to make a hole to hang the piece. Cut out the tag and Have the children sign their name on the tag. After the piece is dry, insert a ribbon and a tag in the hole and tie.
You can shape it or cut it out with cookie cutters. Let it harden or bake it at 200 degree F until hard. Then paint with regular acrylics.