This Christmas give your child a gift that doesn’t involve batteries, the rapid click of keys, and the glow of a screen. Give your little one a gift that will expand his or her mind or creativity and demonstrate that just because something isn’t electronic or digital doesn’t mean it isn’t fun. Looking for fun and frugal inspiration? Consider DIY gifts in a jar like this Mason jar recipe for homemade Playdough.
This DIY gifts in a jar idea is really two gifts in one. First off, your child gets to follow the Mason jar recipe (with parental supervision!) and actually make the Playdough. Then your child get’s to let his or her imagination run wild while playing with the Playdough.
DIY gifts in a jar like this one are a frugal choice so consider gifting this to other children in your life or helping your child make this Mason jar recipe to give to his or her friends as a little something special.
1.) In a medium bowl, combine the flour, salt, and cream of tartar.
2.) Pour the mix into the Mason jar.
3.) Print the DIY gifts in a jar gift tag here and using the single hole punch, punch a hole in the tag.
4.) Ensure the Mason jar is tightly closed and affix the gift tag to the jar with the twine. If you’re including a cookie cutter, you can also affix that to the Mason jar with the twine.
Do you have tips on utilizing this Mason jar recipe or on putting this DIY gift in a jar together? If so, share them in the comments.
Looking for more DIY gifts in a jar and Mason jar recipes? This year Freebie Finding Mom is creating 12 all knew DIY gifts in a jar to inspire everyone to have a fun, frugal, heartfelt, and homemade holiday.
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