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sand

 [sand]
material occurring in fine gritty particles.
brain sand sandy matter about the pineal gland and other parts of the brain.

sand

(sand),
The fine, granular particles of quartz and other crystalline rocks, or a gritty material resembling sand.
[A.S.]

sand

(sand)
The fine granular particles of quartz and other crystalline rocks, or a gritty material resembling sand.
[A.S.]
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Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Abu Dhabi general manager Marwan Fadel commented:"With nearly two months off during the hottest time of the year, attending Sandcastle's creative camp is a great way for children to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, learn new skills and mingle with kids outside their immediate circle."
More than 1,800 children from up to 50 primary and middle schools are set to compete to come up with the best environmental ideas when the charity holds its 25th annual Sandcastle Challenge on Friday, July 5.
The story of a small boy and his grandad building a sandcastle which they later see washed away by the incoming tide is, on one level, an unaffected introduction to some big scientific questions, and, on another level, a warm tale of an intergenerational relationship, apprenticeship, teamwork, perseverance and resilience.
(Police monitor theft gangs on Boracay as tourist fined for sandcastle
There was also the Seaside Trail, where children were tasked with finding posters that are dotted around the town to win a goody bag and the wonderful Sandcastle competitions that will run every day.
Roy Porter, of English Heritage, said: "By studying hundreds of years of trial and error by the real castle builders, our ultimate sandcastle contains everything you'd like to see."
The sculpture, which took five days to make, has been created at Dover Castle in Kent ahead of a sandcastle building weekend at English Heritage castles across the country.
English Heritage senior properties curator and creator of the ultimate castle, Roy Porter, said: "I hope people will be inspired to build their very own ultimate sandcastle this summer - and support English Heritage to care for all our real castles so that they can continue to inspire us all for centuries to come."
"The Sandcastle Club's popular spring camp enables our younger guests to learn new skills, make friends, and share experiences they will cherish for a lifetime," said Marwan Fadel, General Manager at the luxury resort.
THIS MONTH: The ghostly links between Lido Key's Sandcastle Resort, the late Leona Helmsley--and Donald Trump.
German sculptors have succeeded to build the longest sandcastle in the world.
Although the dystopian future described in The Sandcastle Empire is intriguing, there are some major flaws with the storytelling.