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All about Sand

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    What's it all about?

    Many of the most popular beaches along the British coastline are covered in golden sand which is perfect for playing and building towering sandcastles with a bucket and spade. But do your pupils know exactly what sand is, how it is created and what we use it for? In this article your pupils will find out the answers to all these questions and many more!

    Use this article to:

    • Discover how sand is made up of lots of different things 

    • Explore how sand can be used in making art 

    • Learn about the world’s tallest and smallest sandcastles

    • Discover how to make the perfect sandcastle

    Download this FREE article to use as a starting point for your teaching and learning all about sand.



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