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Posted on 2009-04-14

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Craft Project: Coffee Grind Fossils 2855 views
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Neat science project i& a great way to teach about the circle of animal life... while reusing some of your old coffee grinds

Materials & Tools

1 cup of used coffee grinds
1/2 c cold coffee
1 c white flour
1/2 c salt
waxed paper
small objects like shells or rocks to make impressions in the dough
circle cookie cutter or wide-mouthed glass
mixing bowl


Directions

1. Mix together coffee grinds, cold coffee, flour and salt. Knead together and flatten on waxed paper.

2. Cut out circles with cookie cutter or wide-mouthed glass.

3. Press objects into dough, then remove to form the fossil imprint.

4. Place fossils on waxed paper and let dry overnight until hard.


 

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