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Monday, August 11, 2014

August 11: Play in the Sand Day

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Sand Painting


  • Glue
  • Sand or coffee grounds
  • Paper
  • Cotton swabs


  1. If not too windy, this is best done outside.
  2. Children use cotton swabs and glue to draw a design or picture on their paper.
  3. When finished, sprinkle sand or coffee grounds over pictures.
  4. Shake off any excess into a container so it may be used again.

Source(s): 100 Art Activities for Kids. Also consider activity H2 from 100 Construction Activities for Kids.

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