Building Sandcastles

Cover: Building Sandcastles



Learn how to build sandcastles with these fun activities.


  • Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Dewey: 736/.96
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
  • Reinforced book (9781610804684): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2013
  • Paperback (9781610806428): 32 pages, © 2013
  • PDF (9781610805551): 32 pages, © 2013
  • Hosted ebook (9781610808347): 32 pages, © 2013
  • Series: How-to Library


  • Guided Reading Level: O

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • A Day at the Beach
  • Why Sand Sticks
  • Basic Tools
  • Firm Foundation
  • Working With Molds
  • Carving Details
  • Haunted Hill
  • Classical Temple
  • Mini Modern City
  • Castle Tower
  • Sand Sentry
  • Sand Maze
  • Practice and Experiment
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Dana Meachen Rau

Dana Meachen Rau is the author of more than 200 books for children. She has written a variety of nonfiction titles on many subjects, including books on history, science, toys, and crafts, as well as biographies. When she is not working in her home office, she is outside walking or running in her sneakers around her neighborhood in Burlington, Connecticut.


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