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What do you do when you don’t have a beach nearby? Make your own sand! Elle Taylor not only made sand for her 7-month-old daughter Amara, it’s edible too!

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Taylor lives in Illinois so there aren’t many beaches around. While looking for a sandbox solution that was both fun and safe, she used her blender to pulverize Cheerios into sand. From the looks of it, Amara loved it!

Amara - Edible sand

Taylor recommends playing with the sand outside because it gets messy.

—Jennifer Swartvagher

All photos courtesy of Elle Taylor



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