This cute craft will soon become a staple on your Christmas tree and a keepsake you'll treasure for years to come.

What you need

2 cups of flour

1 cup of salt

¾ cup of water

Glitter

Benefits

Strengthens relationship between you and your little one

Starts a family tradition

Stimulates sense of touch

Encourages creative play

How long will it take?

1 hr

What to do

      1. In a large bowl, mix the flour and salt together.


      2. Gradually stir in the water and mix well until it forms a doughy consistency.
      3. Knead the dough on a hard surface until it's well mixed together, add a sprinkle of glitter and then roll out the dough to about 2 inches thick.
      4. Next get your child to make a handprint in the dough which you can cut out into the shape of your choice.
      5. Next, poke a hole in the top and pop your creation in the oven at 180c for 10 minutes.
      6. Add a ribbon to hang it, and there you have it: your very own personalised decoration to keep for years to come.