How to Dye Sand + Colored Sand Craft Ideas


I love colored sand, my kids love colored sand – really, who does not love colored sand?  Recently I decided to try and make a batch of my own.

14765041801_e8df87dc4c_oPop over to the I Love to Create blog for my full tutorial on dying play sand.  Super duper easy, I may never buy colored sand again.  That is as long as I have tie-dye on hand.  Read on for some fun ideas about what to make with colored sand.

sand mushroomHave you tried painting with sand?  Just like a paint by number picture, but instead of paint you use sand.  I made this groovy mushroom version with my mom Fredda Perkins.  Check out the full DIY here.


How about some colorful sand art terrariums?  I made this batch with my kids last spring.  Check out the tutorial on BlogHer.

sand flocked deer

I love flocking.  I love flocked deers even more.  Check out my tutorial right here.

So what sandy and crafty adventures do you have planned?



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