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Weekend Creativity Series - Better Sandcastles


Everyone can make sandcastles, and with a bit of practice and a few simple tools those sandcastles can be quite nice.

One of the best tools to have on hand is a straight edge. They are great for carving, packing, and shaping mounds of sand into walls, stairs, windows and doors.

In this first video, Jenny the Sand Castle Girl, an Australian sand castle making champion, shares some of her tips and tricks for making an enormous beach castle.

She shares tips for getting a base, making walls, and other castle elements.

https://youtu.be/_06qg0Zis9c

In the second video, we can learn about the science of sand castles, complete with testing and evidence!

https://youtu.be/v0BzfN3FZzc

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