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Re: fossil clay

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menichino (menichino)
Mon, 8 Mar 1999 09:25:59 -0500

Hi --
Does this recipe get hard or is it just good in the malleable state? Does
it keep well or does the salt make it get weepy?
Thanks for your help!
Liz in rural NY

this really cool receipe for coffee play
> dough.
> Okay this is more for younger kids but still I thought valuable if
> anyone is doing space, fossils or environments needing stone like
> material.
> You might have already heard of it, but it turns out really neat.
> You mix:
> 1 1/2 cups flour
> 1 cup salt
> 1/2 cup cold left over coffee
> 1 cup used coffee grinds
> Mix together and knead into play dough. You may need to add more
> flour.
> The texture comes out really cool..! It looks like stone or sand
> rock or clay It is a great texture experience for the children as
> well as useful for making fossils or other things such as that.