Upcycled play idea: Create your own mini sea

When you have kids there are so many great ways to turn waste into an imaginative play opportunity.

Here’s a sweet little idea for your and your minis. Why not hit the beach (or local craft store and sandpit) and turn an old container into a mini sea world that is sure to delight!

And the best part? If you already have a glue gun and a couple of old jars lying around, this fun family activity won’t cost a dime! Don’t live near the beach? Worry not my friend, create a mini forest or creek instead.

What you will need:

Clear lidded container, preferably plastic for the littlies

Assortment of shells and sand, plus water if you want to take it to the next level

Optional: hot glue gun to seal the lid and avoid spills

Method:

This one is pretty straight forward. Fill your container with shells and sand resembling your own beach, and add water to create your own little sea world.

I promise this one will provide hours and hours of entertainment for your little ones!

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