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What to do when you get to the beach and it looks like this?

low tide at Winslow Park beach

Climb over silky smooth driftwood, splunk through the river muck, carefully examine an empty horseshoe crab shell . . .

driftwood log

horseshoe crab shell

and make sandcastles!


Add a moat.

building sandcastles at low tide

Notice that it looks kind of like a turtle and add feet and a tail.

sand castle with turtle shaped moat walls

While you’re digging in the sand, scoop out some river clay and shape a bird with a . . . ummmm . . . pancake to sit on the turtle’s head.

fresh river clay bird on a rock

Call it a day and take the kids home to play in the sprinkler. Enjoy your summer!

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