1 cup used coffee grounds
1 cup flour
1/2 cup salt
1/4 cup sand
3/4 cup water
Stuff to dig up (toys, faux jewels, coins, etc.)
Mix dry ingredients, then add water 1/4 cup at a time until a dough-like consistency.
Form into balls and make a hole. Insert a treasure and add a little more stone mix to close hole.
Put on cookie sheet. Dry 2-3 days or, if impatient (like me), put in oven on 150 degrees for 15-20 min.
Once hard, stones are ready to be cracked open by your little treasure seekers using chisels, hammers or other digging gear.
Eureka - We've found a diamond (and don't I wish it were real)!
Thrifty, easy & fun - what could be better?!?
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