Introduction: Trick or Treat Stones
Trick or Treat Stones Recipe:
1 cup flour
1 cup dried coffee grounds (I dried mine out in the oven)
1/2 cup salt
1/4 cup sand
3/4 cup water
Scary spiders, slimy worms, and sweet treats (optional)
Glue (I used mod podge)
1 Styrofoam brush
1 can acrylic spray (optional)
Recipe Directions: In a large bowl place dry ingredients and stir until they are mixed together; slowly add water to the dry ingredients mixing with your hands as you pour the water (you may not need all the water). The dough should form into balls easily without crumbling; if it does not add more water.
There are two options you can use to stuff your tricks or treats into the stone dough. You can flatten the dough out and then place it in the middle and form a ball around your treats; or you can form the stones into balls, poke a hole in the ball and stuff your tricks through the hole.
Once all you’re trick or treat stones are done let them sit and dry. Drying time can take 2-3 days depending on your climate. I live in a dry climate so mine did not take too long. I let mine dry overnight and they were ready the next morning.
Now it’s time to glitter your stones, take your paint or Styrofoam brush and dip into your glue, coat the glue all over the stones (I did one stone at a time). Sprinkle glitter all over your stones covering the entire stone with glitter. Let the stones dry, once they are done drying spray with an acrylic spray.
I made about 8-10 medium stones depending on your tricks and treats you may want to double up the ingredients. Store your stones somewhere dry where they will not be disturbed.