This clever treasure hunt game involves scattering some dollar store gemstones in a sandbox and having kids dig for buried treasure, and it’s a great DIY activity to keep kids engaged so parents can have some quiet time.
HowDoesShe is a women-run lifestyle and parenting blog whose TikTok account includes clips of life hacks and money-saving tips. One of their videos features a fun game where kids use a sifter or shovel to dig for “buried treasure” in their local sandbox, and it’s a great way to keep kids entertained while parents recharge their batteries.
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Per the following footage of a yellow plastic beach toy and a subsequent demonstration, have kids use a sifter, shovel, or just their hands to dig for treasure.
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The spectacular sandbox activity was a hit amongst viewers and even brought back memories for some.
“Back then, in kindergarten, they sprayed these with [a] golden color, and we thought we were digging for gold,” one user reminisced.
Whether the loot is coins, crystals, or glass beads used for the bottom of a fishbowl, hunting for treasure is an activity that will always hold a special allure for kids and parents alike!
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