Salt dough star
There's plenty of time for fancy colour coordinated Christmas trees before you have children or when they're grownup. In the meantime, you should be ready for homemade decorations. They become part of your family's individuality and little hands will enjoy hanging them on the branches year after year.
is simple and cheap to make and ideal for modelling into Chistmas tree decorations. Here's how to make some sparkly stars.
There are various steps involved so you can stretch this out over several days or do it in a concentrated period of time depending on how engaged your kids are.
: 40 minute activity
: Under 5's and 5-10s
Use a pastry cutter in any design or go freestyle
A skewer or straw can be used to cut a hole for hanging
Microwave small thin decorations so that you don't have to wait long for painting
Let little fingers get all messy, you can just wipe up afterwards
#5 to 10's
Mixing, kneading, rolling, cutting, painting and glitter all in one creative activity
Copyright 2012,2013,2014 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226.