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Sugar handmade Christmas ornaments for kids

These handmade Christmas decorations are a basic kitchen ingredient – sugar! Learn how to make this craft with your children. So easy and fun!

It’s almost winter break here, and that means that the kids are out of school for a couple of weeks to enjoy Christmas and the holidays.
My mother and I have try a lot of crafts with my niece to keep her busy. We’ve been making a lot of handmade Christmas decorations, so that you can decorate your tree at home (which, apparently, through the eyes of a five-year-old needs more ornaments).
used An idea, we recently tried a common household ingredient: sugar. This project is from Dixie Crystals kids in the kitchen and I have to, I was skeptical at first.
I didn’t believe this handmade Christmas would keep jewelry and look so cute. But boy, was I surprised! We had so much fun, and it’s, we decided to really no limit to the shapes that you can do (for a glove, as you can see).
I have to answer a question you might have: where is the Mod smorgasbord? You’re going to your favorite Mod hodgepodge formula to seal the ornaments.
So the sugar doesn’t will decay, and you can every year! I recommend using the gloss coating formula, this with the glitter, or try the Mod hodgepodge of Glitter, if you want to give your project a seasonal flair.

hand-made Christmas decorations with sugar
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1 1/2 cups Dixie Crystals Extra Fine granulated sugar
3 teaspoons water
food coloring (if you want – otherwise, you’and ll be as white as my)
cutters
2 tablespoons glitter
Mod hodgepodge of Shine or Sparkle
of string to hang the ornament

the sugar in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, combine the water and food coloring (this step is optional).
pour the mixture into the sugar-bowl, and mix until combined.
It should be like wet sand. If it’s too dry, add 1/2 teaspoon water at a time. If it’s is too wet, add sugar by the tablespoon until the texture is right.
Place a piece of wax paper and pack the wet sugar mixture tightly into a cookie-cutter.
Immediately slide it out of the Form of (targeted) on the wax paper. Sprinkle glitter on top.
let it Dry for about an hour before you go to a clothes rack. Dry for about 24 hours, until completely dry.
Add ribbon at the top with a hot glue gun OR tape around the jewelry as I have above (if you can).
in a sealed plastic bag when not in use.looking for more fun kids Christmas ornaments? You just click on the image below to get some fabric ornaments covered. So simple that any age of the child you can do!


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