Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

How to Make

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

How to Make

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A SAND CASTING WHILE you're down at the beach, why not make this sand casting to instantly transform your beach findings into a work of art!

If you want to try this craft and you are not going to a beach, simply get some sand from a nearby sandbox or even a local store and pour it into a large bowl or deep tray.

You will need: Plaster of Paris Sand Large paper clip or piece of wire Beach treasures (shells, etc.) Coffee can Paint stir stick or other disposable utensil What to do: Find a spot at the beach where the sand can be left undisturbed for at least an hour. Make a bowl-like hole in the sand about an inch deep. You may need to add a little bit of water so the sand sticks together. Next, press your beach treasures into the sand in the hole with the nicest side towards the sand. …

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