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    Default keeping sand out of the house??

    Just got the kids a sand pit

    Now - how do I prevent DS from tracking sand through the house?
    The hose is fine for now, but it will get too cold for that soon.

    What do you do?

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    if you figure it out let me know!!!

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    Round to the laundry door and into the laundry trough!

    I also fill up a shallow bucket (like the ones you use in the kitchen sink) with warm soapy water to wash feet at the back door when it's cold, a trick I learned in day care
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    Baby powder is good at unsticking sand from bodies too

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    Yep baby powder. It's like a flipping miracle!!

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    I wish i knew. It comes home.in pockets, shoes and shirts. Its insane.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Myztiks#1Fan View Post
    I wish i knew. It comes home.in pockets, shoes and shirts. Its insane.

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    Lol I come home with it my pockets, and bra! caked on my scalp is the worse.
    Somedays I don't go near the sandpit yet still have it in my shoes at least!

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    That stuff hides. Even when you think you have it all you find some more! The only way to get it off is to hose them down

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    empty pockets, take off shoes and socks, run hand through their hair and wipe their feet before coming in.

    it will still end up everywhere though!!

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    We keep a bannister brush by the back door to brush DS down, and if it is particularly sticky sand, then some baby powder helps.

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