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Salt Dough Comfort Pals

It helps to have a friend, especially when things feel uncertain. We know that children all around the world are living through different levels of uncertainty. We're experiencing great changes and some of us are processing it as trauma. It's normal to feel concerned, worries, upset. And the good news is: We can do small things to help us feel better. 

Meet our Salt Dough Comfort Pals


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- 1 cup flour

- 1/2 cup salt

- 1 cup water

- Bowl

- Spoon

- Parchment Paper

- Baking Pan

- Oven

- Pencil or Toothpick

- Watercolors

- Modge Podge



Step 1: Mix dry ingredients.

Step 2: Add water slowly while mixing.

Step 3: Mold your dough into a face or small object. Use a pencil or toothpick to create details.

Step 4: Place parchment paper on cookie sheet and bake at 250 degrees for 2 hours.

Step 5: Let cool and paint with watercolors. Let dry for 15 minutes.

Step 6: Coat with Modge Podge and let dry. This will seal the paint and make them shine!


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