Sand Art Centerpiece Craft

More than just a fun sand craft -- these pretty containers also double as candle holders!
Jun 24, 2015

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<p><strong>Sand Art Centerpiece</strong></p> <p>What better focal point for your picnic table than these pretty containers that pay tribute to the stars and stripes? They double as candle or sparkler holders, too! <a href="http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/parent-child/sand-art-centerpiece-craft" target="_blank">We have the full instructions here</a>.</p> <p><strong>Plus:</strong><br /> <a href="http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/parent-child/7-ways-to-get-soaked-without-pool?eml=PCM/intraapp/20150622/PlusLink/GetWetWithoutPool" target="_blank">How to Cool Off Without a Pool</a><br /> <a href="http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/slideshow/parent-child/best-summer-downloads?eml=PCM/intraapp/20150622/PlusLink/SummerDLs" target="_blank">The Best Summer Downloads</a><br /> <a href="http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/parent-child/stay-safe-sun?eml=PCM/intraapp/20150622/PlusLink/SunSafety" target="_blank">Everything You Need to Know About Sun Safety</a></p>

Jun 24, 2015

What You Need:

  • Colored sand
  • Clear glass or plastic containers
  • Measuring cups 

What To Do:

1. Pour sand in layers into the clear containers using the measuring cups. Shake the container gently as you add each layer to level it. 

2. Place your centerpiece on the table and use it to hold candles, flags, pinwheels, and more.

Tip: Candle holders are perfect for this craft — they come in many unique shapes!

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Photo Credit: Dan Howell 

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