No place for an outdoor sandbox? Your kids can still have fun playing with sand with this Living Sands set. This sand is moldable, sticks to itself and never dries out. It is similar to kinetic sand, which means it is actually fun for all ages!
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Zen Garden Sand
In the 6th century, Zen Buddhist monks created the first zen gardens to aid meditation. Today, those who like carefully controlled settings with raked sand or rocks and precisely clipped shrubs find zen gardens appealing.
This is the epitome of simple DIY. A simple wood-frame sandbox with two stakes and fabric that create a tent! Kids can pretend they’re camping or hang out inside like it’s a clubhouse.
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