Dig a Kids' Sandpit

If you've got bored kids underfoot, put 'em to work digging a kids' sandpit. When it's done they'll have no end of fun with excavation projects.

145 backyard adventures - sand pit, cover
A kids' sandpit needn't be large if only two kids use it. Four to five feet in diameter should be enough.
ILLUSTRATION: SCOTT MACNEILL AND MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF