What you need:
Optional: gemstones or other embellishments
Start by mixing flour and salt in a larger bowl.
Next slowly add water, mix or knead as you are adding water.
Knead the dough for roughly 10 minutes – it has to have an even consistency. It shouldn’t be sticky!
Now that you have your dough or air dry clay – shape it with your fingers. The shape has to be large enough to accommodate a child’s hand.
Press the hand on the dough or air dry clay firmly, to leave a handprint.
Depending on the age of children and type of candle this step might not be done by them independently. Press down the candle in the dough / clay in the center of the palm. Wiggle it around a bit, as the dough will shrink as it dries so the candle holder hole will shrink a bit.
Bake the dough or let it air dry.
Once dry, let the kids paint their handprints. Let the paint dry.
Place the candle on it’s designated spot (you can even secure it with some glue)
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