Have fun with Salt Dough

Salt Dough


  • 1 Cup Salt
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1 Cup Lukewarm Water
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil (optional - makes dough easier to handle)
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice (optional - makes finished product harder)



In large bowl combine salt & flour. Slowly add water & stir until mixture resembles dough. Kneed approx. 5 min. until smooth. Should be the texture of playdough. Add flour if too wet. Add water if too dry.

Let sit 15-30 min. - Create!


Can be rolled out or shaped into figures.


Once finished - leave out to dry 24-48 hours.

Can also be dried in oven at 200°F.

Depending on size, it can take 45 min. to a few hours to dry.


Unused dough can be stored for up to a week in an airtight container.


The Drummer and The Wright County Journal Press

PO Box 159
108 Central Ave.
Buffalo MN 55313


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