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Hold On To Those Memories With A Salt Dough Baby Footprint Keepsake

Your baby is going to grow up fast. In what will feel like the blink of an eye you will be sending them off to college and you will be left wondering where the time went. It's important to keep all the memories you can and one that is really fun to make is the Salt Dough Baby Footprint!

When they grow up you are going to want to remember just how tiny your baby used to be. You can make a few as the grow up and see just how much they have grown! I know my mom still has all the hand print crafts I used to make as a kid! Try it out with your young kids and make a memory!

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Materials Needed:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup of warm water
  • Acrylic paint

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 100 degrees.

In a large bowl, mix together your ingredients, kneading it until it becomes stretchy and smooth.

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Press your dough onto a baking sheet lined in parchment paper.

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Now all you need is a baby! Press those tiny little toes into the dough carefully so it makes a print.

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Put the dough in the oven for 3 hours.

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You can paint the little footprint any color you want using acrylic paint!

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These are the perfect gifts for moms, dads and even grandparents!

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