35 Salt Dough Ornaments for Christmas

Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments are homemade Christmas ornaments that double as a sentimental Christmas craft that is fun to do with the kids. That is a win-win, in my book. These Christmas Salt Dough Ideas are the best of the best for you to make this holiday season.

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Homemade Ornaments are my favorite ones to pull out of the Christmas bins. The kids get so excited to hang their craft ornaments on the tree. They always find a special place just for their sentimental ornament. Over the years, we’ve made so many ornaments to share with you, like sugar ornaments, homemade pasta candy cane ornaments, nd Jolly Rancher Christmas ornaments,

Today, I thought I would round up some sentimental salt dough keepsake ornaments as fun Christmas Ornaments kids can make that we can try out this year. I can’t wait to make salt dough with the kids this weekend! It’s such a fun activity.

Ready? Let’s get started…

Salt Dough Christmas Ideas

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Candy Cane Salt Dough Ornament

Kids will have fun coloring and twisting their salt dough into a a Candy Cane Salt Dough Ornament

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Melting Snowman Salt Dough Ornament

This melted snowman is such a cute Salt Dough Christmas Ornament. Kids will have so much fun making their own version of a melting snowman with this Melted Snowman Salt Dough Ornament

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Gingerbread Salt Dough Ornaments

These Salt Dough Gingerbread ornaments are scented and colored with cinnamon. What a fun Christmas ornament to make with the kids.

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Rustic Gingerbread Salt Dough Ornaments

These salt dough gingerbread ornaments take on a more rustic feel with gingham scarves and what looks like cloves for eyes.

Get the tutorial on Where Your Treasure Is

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Artistic Handprint Salt Dough Ornaments

Kids can put their own creative stamp on these hand-print salt dough ornaments.

Handprint works of art – found on Olive Juice Mama

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Snowman Family Salt Dough Ornament

This salt dough snowman family is a cute way to add a little touch of fun to any hand print ornament.

Found on Paging Fun Mums

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Sea Glass Christmas Ornament

This is a clever way to use all of that sea glass you found over the summer. Make a keepsake salt dough ornament with sea glass.

Sea Glass Christmas Tree – found on Red Ted Art

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Fingerprint Snowman Salt Dough Ornament

Kids will have so much fun using their fingerprints to make a cute snowman ornament.

Thumbprint Ornament found on Crafty Morning

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Santa Handprint Salt Dough Ornament

This handprint Santa Clause ornament is so cute!

Hand Print Santa from – From ABCs to ACTS

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Fingerprint Christmas Tree Salt Dough Ornament

Kids will love painting their fingerprints to look like Christmas ornaments on this Christmas Tree Homemade Ornament.

Fingerprint Christmas Tree found on Messy Little Monster

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Star Shaped Salt Dough Ornament

Use a star-shaped cookie cutter to make this cute salt dough ornament.

No Bake Salt Dough is found on Wife Mommy Me. The link is no longer available.

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Handprint Salt Dough Snowman Family

Why stop at one hand when you can make ten snowmen out of both handprints?

Salt Dough Snowman Family – found on Learning and exploring Through Play

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Snowman Face Salt Dough Ornament

Turn circle shapes into a fun art project by making snowmen. Sign them on the back and give them out as Christmas gifts.

Salt Dough Snowmen found on The Adventure of One Crazy Lady

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Salt Dough Christmas Ornament

Use a round shape to make a variety of beautiful Christmas Ornaments for the tree.

Pretty Painted Salt Dough Ornaments found on Soldaeira Handmade. The link no longer works.

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Reindeer Footprint Salt Dough Ornaments

These cute baby footprints are turned into a Rudolph Ornament for the Christmas tree. So cute!

Reindeer Footprint Ornaments found on Fun Handprint Art Blog

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Mistletoe Salt Dough Ornament

This mistletoe footprint ornament is so crazy cute. Turn your baby’s footprints into a cute mistletoe ornament with this salt dough Christmas ornament idea.

Mistletoe Footprints found on Fun Handprint Art

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Reindeer Salt Dough Ornament

Upside Down Gingerbread cookie cutters are turned into Reindeer in this salt dough ornament idea.

found on My Frugal Adventures

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Evergreen Leaf Salt Dough Ornament

If you have a live Christmas tree, take a leaf off it to make a sentimental salt dough ornament. Don’t forget to write the date on the bake.

Adding Greenery to Salt Dough found on My Very Educated Mother

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Marbled Heart Salt Dough Ornament

Combine different colors of salt dough to make this cute heart Christmas ornament.

Rainbow Marbled Salt Dough Ornaments found on Two-Daloo

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Reindeer Footprint Salt Dough Ornament

Turn your baby’s footprint into an adorable reindeer salt dough ornament as a sentimental craft and ornament.

footprint Reindeer found on Mum of Boy. The link no longer works

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Penguin Footprint Salt Dough Ornament

This adorable footprint ornament looks like a cute penguin dressed for winter.

A cute penguin footprint was found on Messy Little Monster

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Footprint Snowman Salt Dough Ornament

All bundled up for winter, these footprint snowmen ornaments are too cute.

Snowman Footprint family found on Crafty Morning

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Salt Dough Picture Frame Ornament

Turn a handprint into an adorable picture frame ornament. Perfect for Christmas gifts and keepsake crafts.

Handprint Photo Ornament found on Teach Me Mommy

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Paw Print Salt Dough Ornament

This salt dough paw print ornament is quite the keepsake for your pet. Cherish their time with you and keep their memory alive at Christmas with this sweet ornament.

found on One Little Project

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Grinch Salt Dough Ornament

This handprint is turned into the Grinch. It is such a cute keepsake ornament to make with the kids.

Grinch Handprint Ornaments found on From ABCs to ACTs 

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A Cross Salt Dough Ornament

Remembering the true reason for the season. This cross salt dough ornament would make a great craft at Sunday School.

Salt Dough Crosses with Beads found on The Artist Woman

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Salt Dough Star Christmas Garland

This scented garland would be an adorable activity for the kids.

Salt Dough Garland found on Rainy Day Mum

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Fingerprint Salt Dough Picture Frame

Make a keepsake Christmas ornament out of the kid’s fingerprints turned into ornaments.

Fingerprint Frame Ornament found on Teach Me Mommy

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Pine Tree Stamped Salt Dough Ornament

Pine Stamped Salt Dough Ornament. Another way to keep the memory of your Christmas tree is to make a pine tree stamped Christmas tree ornament.

found on Easy Peasy and Fun

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Making a cute snowman ornament out of 3 different thumbprints from salt dough is such a clever idea.

Thumbprint Snowman from Lines Across

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Starfish Salt Dough Ornaments

This salt dough ornament is perfect for those of you by the sea.

Starfish Ornament found on Domestic Ingenuity



Button Christmas Tree Salt Dough Ornament

Kids will have so much fun making this button ornament Christmas Tree

Found on Emma Owl


Elf Handprint Salt Dough Ornament

I love this handprint turned into an elf. Such a cute Christmas ornament.

Found on Simple Everyday Mom


Set of Footprints Mistletoe Salt Dough Ornament

An adorable set of baby’s footprints turned into mistletoe

Image Source spotted on Pinterest



Paw Print Salt Dough Ornament

Using your pet’s paws to make a keepsake ornament is such a sweet idea and memory. These paw print ornaments are painted green or red with gold paint for the actual paw print.

Image source – Spotted on Pinterest

Merry Christmas and Happy Crafting!

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This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Wer ruft An

    Great ideas especially for having fun with kids
    Merry Christmas!

  2. Tammie

    These are great ideas! Ty very much my grandkids loved the art time 😍
    Merry Christmas to all

    1. Melissa

      You are so welcome. Merry Christmas!