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Your children can make really kewl fossils with this recipe, or mold it like any other play dough.
1 cup Used coffee grounds
1/2 cup Cold coffee
1 cup Flour
1/2 cup Salt
Objects to make impressions (small plastic animals, shells)
Empty can or butter knife
Stir the coffee grounds, cold coffee flour and salt until well mixed. Knead the dough together and flatten it out onto the waxed paper. Use the can to cut circles or the knife to cut slabs. Press your objects firmly into the dough, when you take the object out, you have your fossil. If you want to hang the fossil, poke holes in to the edge to be able to hang. Let dry overnight and hang.