• Babies and Toddlers
    Learning Activities for Toddlers
    Sand and Glue Art
    Sand and Glue ArtThis activity requires a little practice to get the idea, but the unique feeling makes it well worth the time. Time 20 to 30 minutes Materials PaperWhite glueSand Directions Write a message or draw a picture on paper using glue. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Sand Art
    Fun with Sand
    Fun with SandLegend says that if you bring home sand from a beach, you'll visit that beach again. Whether that's true, collecting sand is a fun way to remember your visits to the beach and to see how sand differs from beach to beach. Materials Sm...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Sand Art
    Sand Art
    Sand Art Age: Preschool through elementaryTime: An afternoon Type of activity: Arts and Crafts This activity lets you put the sand your kids drag home from the beach or park to good use! Materials Needed:· Sand· A tray; an old cookie sheet;...
    Christine Dvornik
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Sandcastles
    Stupendous Sandcastles
    Stupendous SandcastlesAn Imagination Station Activity Materials needed: Sand Water Patience Pail or bucket Shovel or spade (optional) Plastic knife, and spoon (optional) Few things make a longer lasting impression than great sandcastles. Me...
    Dennis Randall
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Sand Art
    Sand Sculptures
    Sand SculpturesAge: Preschool and upTime: An afternoon or moreType of activity: Nature Arts and Crafts Sure, your kids have made sandcastles before. This activity gives you a new way to create a sculpture with sand – and make it last.Materials n...
    Christine Dvornik
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Sand Art
    Colored Sand Candleholder
    Colored Sand CandleholderAge: 3 and upTime: 30 minutes Type of Activity: Arts and crafts You're bound to hit the beach or park with your kids sometime soon. And they're bound to drag sand home with them in their shoes, clothes, hair? On your next...
    Jill Dvornik
  • SandArt,craft
    Sand Art
    Colored Sand Keepers
    Colored Sand KeepersMaterials Needed:Clear glass jars with lids Sand Bowls for mixing Powder paint (various colors) What to do: Step One: Sift out any small rocks or shells from the sand. Step Two: Put some sand in each of the bowls. Step Thre...