a fingerprint gift & kidcraft for mother’s day

It’s true that I probably overestimate the value of salt dough and it’s imporatnce to the craft world. But these are pretty fun for the kids to make and give as a gift for Mother’s Day. Fingerprint gifts usually make hearts of moms and grandmothers melt. Because the kids made these with me they are big and bright, but a smaller pendant would be fun too.

fingerprint pendant for mother's day

 

fingerprint pendant for mother's day

Salt Dough recipe: 2 cups flour, one cup of salt, 1 cup of water. Knead well.
Create your small pendant shapes with a cookie cutter or a lid to a container that’s a good shape for your pendant. I had kids create a fingerprint indention before baking and then had them reapply the fingerprint after I put my first layer of paint. You should bake the charm pin with the pendant so that the hold doesn’t change during the baking process.

fingerprint pendant for mother's day

wearing a fingerprint and holding his hand at the same time = priceless.

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 linked with how we roll and thrifty thursday