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Moms Are Making Edible Sand with Cheerios

Screenshots showing Cheerios ground up into safe sand for a baby to play with.

Not everyone has the luxury of a backyard to house a sandbox. Thankfully, a smart mom has come to the rescue and discovered that edible sand can be made with Cheerios. Yes, it is the most delicious sandbox ever.

TikTok user @elleannachristina posted a hack for DIY sand to her account, and all parents need is a blender and some Cheerios. All the mom does is place a handful of the heart-healthy cereal into a blender, grind until smooth, and dump into a deep dish with a few toys for her kid to play with. Genius.

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Currently, the video has 2.6 million views and has been liked 370,000 times. While this hack may not be a surprise to moms who have used this trick before, if you’re looking for a way to entertain your kiddo, edible sand isn’t a bad idea.

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