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So Sand DIY So Sand Studio is for sensory fun, enabling you to create over 30 unique sensory experiences for 100% complete ASMR satisfaction. The kit comes with everything you need to make your own magic sand from scratch.

What’s in the box?

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Inside the kit you will find:

  • 10 unique tools and moulds
  • 3 x white sand ready for colouring
  • 3 x colour sachets
  • 3 x glitter sachets
  • Patterned playmat
  • Storage pot
  • Sensory Studio
  • Instruction sheet

Who is So Sand DIY for?

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The kit is designed for children aged 6 years and over, but realistically it is suitable for anyone who enjoys sensory play. The studio is aimed more at the arts and craft lovers, rather than preschoolers. Personally, I would have liked to see the kit in more unisex colours as the boys felt this was a bit ‘too pink’ for their liking even though they both enjoy playing with the sand.

What do you do with So Sand?

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The silver foil pouches contain plain sand without colour; you can use the whole packet to mix with one colour or use small amounts of plain sand and different colour/glitter combinations to combine various colours and textures. The children really enjoyed the action of mixing their favourite colours.

They particularly liked to pull the sand apart really slowly and watch as it formed strings of sand and eventually collapsed. They said it looks like a bunch of snowflakes and I am inclined to agree.

How to use the tools

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The tools can be used to mould, slice, crush and shape the sand. They all loved the sound when they sliced through the sand; it’s a kind of ‘shhhhh’ noise. The top of the Studio has a slot to place the circular cutters which lock into place so that you can slide them down through the sand. This was declared to be ‘awesome’ many times over!!

Mummy Matters thoughts

This is a great arts and craft set for children who love to play with sensory toys, it provided hours of fun for the children who enjoyed creating lots of different colours, textures and shapes. It’s like your own private colourful beach without having to worry about it getting stuck between your toes and in your sandwiches.

As with other sensory play, it tends to turn into a mixed mass of jumbled colours, and some of it will inevitably end up on the floor. Still, it has been brought out time and time again for fun on a rainy lockdown day, so we would definitely recommend it.

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18 Comments

  • Kuntala Bhattacharya

    February 14 at 2:11 pm

    Moulds are perfect for kids to showcase their innovative and creative ideas. I really appreciate it and I have bought many such for my son

    1. Sabina Green

      February 15 at 5:11 pm

      It’s important to keep their creative side engaged at the moment.

  • denise

    February 14 at 3:29 pm

    wow – sand art has been around for a while. It’s such a cool gift idea as kids have hours of fun with these.

    1. Sabina Green

      February 15 at 5:12 pm

      This is like something else though, it really is quite therapeutic to play with. It feels so good.

  • Kathy Kenny Ngo

    February 14 at 3:57 pm

    This is definitely something that I can get for my son when he’s 6 and up. I think it’s important that they get to have sensory play.

    1. Sabina Green

      February 15 at 5:12 pm

      I have really enjoyed playing with this alongside my kids, it feels great.

  • Krysten Quiles

    February 14 at 5:26 pm

    This is so much fun, I bet my nephew would love this!

    1. Sabina Green

      February 15 at 5:12 pm

      It’s very calming and therapeutic to play with, even I like it!

  • angela

    February 15 at 9:55 am

    Trust me even i love sand art.It is really good crafty things for kids.

    1. Sabina Green

      February 15 at 5:13 pm

      Me too!! It’s lovely to play with.

  • Marienne G.D.

    February 15 at 12:22 pm

    This looks like so much fun for kids. I know my kids would’ve loved this when they were a bit younger.

    1. Sabina Green

      February 15 at 5:15 pm

      I wish there had been something like this when I was a child.

  • Tweenselmom

    February 15 at 1:28 pm

    We have something like this here and it’s called kinetic sand.

    1. Sabina Green

      February 15 at 5:15 pm

      Yes we have used kinetic sand before.

  • Ramil Hinolan

    February 15 at 2:28 pm

    My daughters are all grown-up now. When they were little kids, we used to give them clay dough. The principle is the same with So sand – more on the sensory learning of the kids.

    1. Sabina Green

      February 15 at 5:18 pm

      Sensory learning is great for kids, when I was little it was Plasticine and then playdough.

  • WanderlustBeautyDreams

    February 22 at 11:23 pm

    This is so nice, I have a few friends with kids who would love to play with this!

    1. Sabina Green

      February 24 at 8:56 pm

      It would be perfect for birthdays and Christmas 🙂

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