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Sand, Castles and Rocks

Young children enjoy stacking objects - down at the beach sandcastles are stacked on sandcastles to make the ultimate castle and to top it off, who hasn't balanced a pebble on top..?

Balancing rocks
Nature Art : Balancing Rocks

Wildlife and nature go well with art: ideas and resources combine in many ways to maximise the pleasure, as well as the impact, of art and its messages. Wildlife and nature have endless opportunities and possibilities for the imagination. It's a great way to look more closely at rocks too - and later to discover even more about them through books and via the internet.

These balanced pebbles were only the start of an intensive rock-balancing activity that entertained for quite some time! The beach was left pretty much as it was when the rock-balancers arrived...apart from pebble sculptures on the beach...

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