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. She also puts lots of different family friendly crafts up on her TikTok page, but this was her biggest hit so far.

—Jennifer Swartvagher

All photos courtesy of Elle Taylor

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