10 best bucket and spade sets
Keep kids (and big kids) busy on the beach with these sets that will help to sculpt sandy creations
Monday 04 August 2014
Keep the kids occupied at the beach this summer with a good, old-fashioned bucket and spade. We’ve tried and tested a range for all ages and budgets. From Mothercare’s small and simple bucket sets, ideal for babies and toddlers, up to Chad Valley’s 25-piece for sand-sculpting en masse, here’s our verdict on the best out there.
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For the ultimate sandcastle display, complete with a detailed fortress, landscape, and even a moat, we like the Ecoiffier Castle Bucket set. If you’re going away with a larger group, the Chad Valley 25 piece set will provide everyone with something to do while Not on the High Street’s Beach Kit Crab is quirky, cool and chemical-free.
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