There’s nothing better than this quick and easy sand foam sensory sand! My favorite sensory activities are ones I can create with what I already have in the house. This super simple sand recipe uses just two ingredients, shaving cream and sand! It’s a fun sensory recipe from our Sensory Recipes collection.
SAND FOAM SENSORY PLAY FOR KIDS!
I always keep a can of cheap foaming shaving cream in my activity closet for quick messy sensory play! Regular old sandbox sand is perfect or like us, if you brought back sand from the beach, use it!
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SAND FOAM RECIPE
Sand takes on a whole new form when mixed with shaving cream. The texture is very cool! Light and airy like whipped cream! No tasting!
SAND FOAM INGREDIENTS
- shaving cream
- shovel or mixing spoon
HOW TO MAKE SAND FOAM
- Fill a bucket, bowl or bin with sand.
2. Add a generous amount of shaving cream to the sand.
3. Mix together until light and fluffy and whipped like foam.
You can adjust the amount of shaving cream needed by the consistency you like and how much sand you use! Want to change it? Simply add more sand or shaving cream, and mix again.
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For us, this cool sensory sand is best enjoyed with trucks! A small bowl of sand foam makes for very generous piles to move with front loaders.
If your child dislikes getting hands messy (as does mine) provide him with spoons, trucks and other tools to help minimize the mess and increase enjoyment for everyone. I did get my hands messy to help make big piles or smooth out roads and that is when the pictures ended!
MORE FUN SENSORY RECIPES TO TRY
- Easy Colored Moon Sand
- Cloud Dough
- Incredible Homemade Slime
- Taste-Safe Slime
- Rainbow Oobleck
- No Cook Playdough
ENJOY SENSORY PLAY WITH EASY SAND FOAM!
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