Sure, you've got your bucket and shovel, but if you have access to a good sandbox or (suppressing my jealousy) a beach - kick it up a notch with more sand toys. These are all small enough to be thrown in your stroller or beach bag - just don't forget them when you leave.
1. Baudino Bucket with Valve ($23.74, Oompa)
2. Big Sifter ($4.48, Fat Brain Toys)
3. Master Bricklayer Sand Toys ($7.99, Magic Beans)
4. Baudino Hand Sand Mill ($9.49, YoYo)
5. Baker's Delight ($4.50, Moolka)
6. Seaside Sidekicks Sand Cupcake Set ($14.99, YoYo)
7. Brick Roller, Track Roller & Smooth Roller ($4.95/each, Fat Brain Toys)
8. Two in One Sieve & Funnel ($9.98, Magic Cabin)
9. Ice Cream Sand Mold Set ($18.99, Fat Brain Toys)
10. Baudino Sand Drill ($4.74, Moolka)
You surely have lots of free sand toys at home, too - empty yogurt containers, big spoons, an old sieve, a spray bottle. What's your child's favorite sand toy?
(Images: as linked above)