the sun has got his hat on, hip-hip-hip-hooray, the sun has got his hat on so it's time for some sand play. be it in a sand pit or on an exotic beach choose the right tools for the job and get building, digging, raking or sifting. (no sand? no worries. you can also put these to good use in a muddy patch of garden)

sand toy bucket and spade sieve mould scrunch bucket recycled plastic eco friendly

1/ red metal beach spade, £2.50, little baby company
2/ boys vintage tin seaside bucket, £5.95, dotcomgiftshop
3/ green toys sand play set, £17.99, vup baby *for 15% off enter STYLE15 at the checkout*
4/ short rake, £3, bird kids
5/ scrunch bucket, £7.99, blue daisy
6/ sandig 5 piece baking set, £3.05, ikea
7/ coloured sieve, £3.25, bird kids
8/ sandig 3-piece bricklaying set, £3.05, ikea
9/ baby bucket set, £3, early learning centre