How To Make Salt Dough Pirate Coins

How To Make Salt Dough Pirate Coins

Salt Dough Coins

Arrrg Mateys! I hope everyone is having a fantastic week! We are 1 week away from school starting and I was looking for something fun to do with my daughter before she goes back. So each day this week we picked a theme and planned our day around it. Today was pirate day! So we decided to have a treasure hunt. But first we needed some treasure! So I wanted to share with you how to make salt dough pirate coins for your own treasure hunt. It’s super easy! 

Here is how to make Salt Dough Pirate Coins:

salt sough coins

You Will Need:

  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1 Cup Salt
  • 1 Cup water
  • Gold Paint

Step 1: In a bowl mix together your salt and flour together.

Step 2: SLOWLY add in your water. Only a little bit at a time, and mix as your pour.

salt dough coins

Step 3: After you have mixed, you will notice your dough has been formed! Scoop your dough out onto a pan and preheat your oven to 325 degrees.

pirate coins

Step 4: Roll your dough out with a rolling pin and find something to use as a coin punch. Anything round will do. As you can see in the image above, I used a shot glass haha!

salt dough coins baked

Step 5: Bake your coins at 325 for about an hour. Check them after about 30 minutes and see if they are hard.

salt dough coins

Step 6: Now it’s time to give out coins their shine! We decided to go with gold because we all know pirates love gold! You could also paint them silver, or any color you wanted really! After painting them gold let them dry, then paint some black x’s over the top!

pirate coins

That’s it! How easy and fun was that!? They last forever and can be customize in so many different ways! I hope you enjoy!

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