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    Question Where do you buy sand?

    We bought DS one of those clam shell thingys you can either use a pool or sandpit for his birthday (which is tomorrow). We want to put sand in one side for the boys. But where do you get it from?


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    We get it from gardening places like where you can buy mulch and stuff for the garden. Its normally pretty cheap.

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    Depends on how much you want Fiona......Bunnings should have washed sand in bags in their outside bit ...... a sand and soil place usually will only deliver a minimum of say 1/2 a cubic metre which is way more than you want although they might sell you a smaller amunt if you pick it up in say a trailer or ute if you have access to one.

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    Bunnings for cheap, or you can get nice really soft clean fine whiter stuff from Toys R Us, but it is heaps more expensive..........(we got ours from Bunnings......grit is grit at the end of the day!)

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    off to bunnings then!

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    Grrrrrr Friggin Bunnings!! We went there after being told yes we stock that & how much it was etc. They didn't actually have any "in" stock!

    Luckily though a smaller local hardwear did & was cheaper too.

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    We did exactly the same thing for Miss M about 3 weeks ago and she loves it! Does the Birthday boy love it?

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    Ours is a hit too......just wish we could stop the possums from getting into it and kicking sand everywhere!! (And leaving their dinner mess in it?!! I found a watermelon skin in there yesterday!)

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    Happy 2nd birthday Glenn
    Hope your having a great day sweety

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucy
    Ours is a hit too......just wish we could stop the possums from getting into it and kicking sand everywhere!! (And leaving their dinner mess in it?!! I found a watermelon skin in there yesterday!)
    We didnt have a clam shell but we had a sandpit and got a piece of shadecloth from Bunnings nailed one end to the side and nailed a piece of wood to the other side to make a cover to keep out the cat and leaves and stuff, worked really well. You should be able to do something similar.

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    Yep it was a hit with both boys!

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    And when the warmer weather hits.....hours of fun with the hose and platic pots........

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