Sand Castles

No Hawaiian theme would be complete without a sand castle building adventure!

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Using kinetic sand, shovels and tiny buckets, we created several sculptures and adorned them with real shells!

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We made several impressive architectural wonders such as Scooby Doo’s house, a choo choo train, and a fire truck.

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There are many benefits to sand play, the first being the development of the sense of touch through the texture of the sand.

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Sand play also develops the arm, wrist, and hand muscles, strengthening grasping and wrist control.

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Lastly, while playing with sand, young children also experiment with concepts such as volume, weight, and measurement.

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