25 easy-to-achieve salt-dough crafts for parents to make at home with children aged 2 and over.
These fun, colourful crafts are designed to bring out a young child's creative side. The inventive ideas include salt-dough jewellery, cute animals, fun fruit and Christmas decorations. The emphasis is on teamwork, with adults helping with the tricky steps, such as preparing the salt-dough, and the young children doing the fun and messy parts, such as rolling the dough, painting and decorating. As well as being enjoyable, these salt-dough crafts will help to prepare children for school by developing their fine motor skills and encouraging them to concentrate on a task and complete it. The creative ideas will spark a child's imagination and for both of you there will be great rewards in finishing a project. Best of all, getting crafty means enjoying some fun time together.