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We love ‘moon sand’ or ‘magic sand’ for sensory sand play. You can buy it from art and craft suppliers, but it is fairly expensive.

When we did a post on it a while ago, some kind people sent in the recipe so we could make it ourselves at a fraction of the cost.

Mix together:

4 cups sand

2 cups cornflour

1 cup of water.

We gave it a go and although different from the commercial sort …

it was still very successful.

The children had a lot of fun with it.

When it dried out in the sun a bit, it crumbled up beautifully and was easily restored with a bit more water added to it.

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