We made a Crown of Thorns out of a Salt Dough Recipe
It was pretty easy, except we rolled out ropes
to braid a wee bit long initially,
the kids laughed about how Jesus
would have to have been a giant to have worn it!
But with a bit of water added,
we I redid our ropes for a more appropriate size!
Turned out pretty cool!
4 c. flour
1 c. salt
Mix flour and salt. Mix enough water to make a stiff clay. (A little warmth helps dissolve the salt.) Knead until smooth to remove any air bubbles. Roll three long ropes and loosely braid them. Form braid into a circle and stick toothpicks loosely throughout the entire crown. Bake at 350° F for an hour or until it is dry and light brown.