How To: Homemade Moon Sand

How To: Homemade Moon Sand

Janie Lee
Jul 22, 2009

Preschool summer camp introduced us to moon sand. If you're not familiar, it's essentially moldable sand that's perpetually moist. You can purchase it but we found a easy homemade recipe that is more cost effective over at Skip To My Lou.

You'll need 9 cups of extra fine play sand. Cindy of Skip To My Lou used colored play sand from Crayola. Next add 3 cups of corn starch and pour in 2 1/2 cups water. Start with 2 1/4 cups and add in the rest bit by bit until you get the desired consistency. Store in a covered container. The next time the kids want to play with the moon sand, add a few tablespoons of water to restore.

(pic via The Good Life)

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