The Best Sand Crafts and Activities
November 27, 2020

The Best Sand Crafts and Activities

The Best Sand Crafts and Activities

We love using sand at home! It’s easily sourced and is so much FUN to use in Crafts and Activities…not to mention the sensory play benefits! We love sharing our FUN beach memories on our Instagram account too – you can follow us here!

Here our some of THE BEST Sand Crafts and Activities to keep you and your children busy!

1. Sand Footprint Keepsakes 

This is one of our most popular tutorials! You can find all the details including a video tutorial here.

Sand Footprint Keepsake

2. DIY Sand Foam!

This is such an EASY sensory play activity! Find the TWO Ingredient recipe here.


3. Make Magic Aqua Sand!

Another popular activity! You’ll be surprised by how easy this is to make yourself! So much FUN to play with too! Find all the details here.


4. How to dye your own sand! 

Here’s a very easy way to add some colour to your sand play! Find the easy instructions here. 


5. Colourful Zen Writing Tray!

This is such a bright and colourful way to practice early writing skills! Find all the details via The Artful Parent here.

DIY ZEN Writing Tray

6. Make your own Tropical Sand Dough!

This squishy sand smells and feels like summer! Find the easy recipe here. 

Tropical Sand Dough

7. Sand Bead Bracelets

You’ll be amazed by how beautiful the finished bracelets look! Find all the details via Red Ted Art here.

Sand Beads

8. FUN Sandbox / Sandpit Ideas 

Teaching 2 & 3 Year Olds have some great ideas for their Sandbox! Read all about them here. 

Sand Box Ideas!

9. Sand Play Ideas – if you don’t have a sanbox!
No sandbox at home? No worries! Happy Hooligans have some great ideas for how to incorperate Sand Play in your play space! Find all the details here.


10. FUN Sand Castle Craft – that will last forever!

This is such a FUN art project! Perfect for school projects too! Find all the details here.


11. Bubbling Quicksand!
Here’s another FUN sensory/science activity that children will love! Find all the details here. 


12. Fun Beach Keepsake 

This is a unique way to save and showcase your favourite beach memories! Find all the details here. 

Beach keepsake

13. Erupting Volcano 

A sand round-up wouldn’t be complete without this FUN Science Activity! Read all about it here. 


14. FUN Sand Art Activity!

What a simple yet creative art idea! I could see many playgroups enjoying this idea from Tinkerlab! Read all about it here!


15. Sand Slime! 
Wow how awesome does this look! Check it out here thanks to Frugal Fun for Boys!


16. Cute Seashell Craft!
I know this isn’t actually a sand craft but it was too cute not to share! You can find all the details via Crafts by Amanda here.


I hope you enjoy these FUN Sand Crafts and Ideas as much as I do!

Louise x

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