A Fun Beach Activity For Your Summer Beach Days

It’s summer!

As you probably know, the beach is among the most popular family vacation destinations for summer vacation. Kids could spends days there, just playing in the sand or in the water – building sand castles, digging holes in the sand, swimming and surfing in the water and making “sand angels.” KidMag has a new activity to be enjoyed on the beach: writing 3D phrases, sentences, and words in the sand!

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To start, find a nice, sandy beach with a body of water nearby. Find a relatively empty spot on the beach. This is where you are going to be building.

Now, decide on a short word. This is the word that you are going to be writing in the sand. It is easier to start with smaller words when you are first learning how to do it, but when you get better you can do longer words, phrases, or even full sentences!

Once you have decided your word, smooth a spot in the sand that is about the size that you would like your first letter to be with your hands. As you might have guessed, this is where you are going to build you first letter.

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Now, gather up some wet sand from the spot where the water just brushes against the beach. It should be very wet and soggy.

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Plop this sand down on the spot of flat sand that you made. Begin shaping the wet sand into letters. Be very careful and pay attention to the little details! This is the hardest step.

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Smooth out the edges and make sure that the corners are crisp and clear. Perfect your first letter, then repeat the steps until you have your entire word.

When you have written the whole word, outline each letter with your finger to make your letters pop and give them even more of a 3D effect!

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You are almost done! Just let your letters dry for two – twenty four hours. The longer you let them dry, the cooler they look!

Great job!

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