The games in the sandbox love every child, and this is where he develops his first social competences by matching verbally or non-verbally with other peers of the same interests. It is also said that the games with the sand form the first and long lasting friendships, also known as sandbox friendships.
In today’s article, we do not want to deny the above mentioned facts, but we offer an alternative that allows the child to play around the clock in the own garden with the sand and to enjoy a sandbox according to individual needs in a nice company.
Build the sandbox yourself and why is this the better alternative?
More and more young parents are opting for a property on the outskirts of the city, where they can educate their offspring without fear and can not lose sight of the connection with city life. House with garden is a fulfilled dream of many people of our time.
But when the first child is already there, the proper garden idyl begins more childlike and Playful moves to get.
One thinks for example of a baby swing for the little one or even a trampoline… Shortly afterwards the idea comes with the slide and then – of course, the sandbox.
On the playground or in the garden – what do you mean?
Now some can mean that there are sandboxes at every playground and that is also true. However, for many parents, it is always difficult to keep up with the times when the friends of their child are also present. Besides, you are always very dependent on the weather. In rare cases, glass fragments are found, which makes the child very likely to be injured.
The sandbox in the own garden, however, can always be covered and you are responsible for the cleanliness of the sand. In addition, one can determine its shape and size and the child can always agree with his sandbox friends in the garden. With some courage, you can move the sandbox into the house in winter, which would be fantastic.
Indoor sandboxes are also very popular
Individual sandbox materials and simple instructions
What materials would be used to build your own sandbox? Plastic is practical, you can clean the box easily and quickly and change it as desired. The most preferred material, however, is wood, because it is natural and sustainable.
In the attached picture gallery you can admire different examples of sandboxes in your own garden. Let yourself be inspired by our ideas and see the practical guide to finally how you can build a sandbox yourself!