How about creating a special Family Momento?
This is a time that will go down in history. You and your family could make a momento, mark a moment in time, with this simple salt dough recipe.
What will you need:
Ingredients for Salt Dough this size:
500g plain flour
250g table salt
250ml water (add a little more water if needed)
Bake in the oven on the lowest heat for around 3 hours (this one took about 4 hours)
Mix the flour and the salt and add the water
Mix into a dough
Roll out onto a flat surface into the desired shape (remember to use some flour on the surface to stop it sticking!). It should be about 1-1.5cm thick
Place on a baking tray
Make your handprints (as deep and clear as possible)
Place in the oven on the lowest possible heat for around 3-4 hours. Alternatively, you can leave it to air dry for a few days
Paint with your choice of paints/ colours (I used acrylic paint)
Seal with any kind of varnish/sealer to preserve it (varnish/ Modpodge/PVA and water mix
Tell us about it!
How you can support your child
Once you have made your lockdown momento, take a photo of it. If you want to share a picture of what you have produced, you can submit it using the form found in the navigation bar titled "Tell us about it." You can also tweet us and tag @OGATrust on twitter, don't forget tagging your academy twitter account as well!
You can help too! How?
Encourage the whole family to take part if possible.
If using the oven-bake method then please offer support with lifting in and out of the oven.