It was easy to pull the sandbox from the package and get started. The sandbox contains to plastic bags, one contains the molds, a crab, starfish, a shovel/rake, and a sandcastle mold. The other plastic bag contains the Kinetic sand that comes with the set.
The Playtime Experience
The Kinetic Sand is so easy to play with. It doesn’t stick to your hands, there is no color transfer and it squishes and moves so freely between my fingers. It was so satisfying to play with and is a great stress reliever. Kids will also enjoy how it feels in their hands, it is like being at the beach with the best molding sand you could ask for. The sand effortlessly molds and keeps its shape until you squish it and start again. One of the greatest parts about this set for parents is if the Kinetic Sand accidentally makes its way to your carpet, you can easily remove it in two steps. Use a larger piece of the Kinetic Sand to pick up large pieces and then vacuum as normal. No need for scrubbing or panicking!
Things I Liked
I had a blast playing with this sand set. This stuff is a great stress reliever and is oddly satisfying. The texture is unlike other hands on toys I’ve played with. I love that it never dries out and is easily cleaned up.
Things I Didn't Like
I can’t think of anything I disliked about this Kinetic Sand Sandbox play set. I just want more Kinetic Sand!
Kinetic sand play (much like other hands on play toys like Play-Doh) is recommended for players 3 and older. Not that a younger player can’t enjoy these sets but they are more inclined to “taste” their creations and no one wants to see their kid eating sand, much less brightly colored Kinetic Sand.
I can’t wait to get my hands on more Kinetic Sand. The Kinetic Sand Sandbox & Molds set was a great introduction to this type of hands on play. I can’t believe it took me this long, I definitely recommend it, especially for moms and dads who like to entertain their kids while protecting their carpet.
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