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How Much Sand Do I Need?

Looking to find how much play sand is needed to fill your child's sandbox, sand tray or sand table? How about if your sandbox is in the shape of an octagon or circle? No problem, check out Sandtastik's bulk play sand volume calculators to help you buy just the right amount! Check out Fill Your Sandbox With Play Sand below.  

Looking to decorate or fill a planter, vase or bottle with the right amount of sand? With Sandtastik's Vase & Bottle Colored Sand Fill Calculators, now you can easily calculate how much colored sand in pounds (lbs) you need.

 

Fill Your Sandbox With Play Sand

Select your sandbox shape below and enter its measurements to calculate how much play sand in pounds (lbs) is needed. 

When entering measurement for the desired depth, be sure to leave a minimum of 2 to 3 inch gap at the top to help contain sand.

 

With a measuring tape, measure the 2 smallest sides (s1), (s2), and desired depth (d) of sand fill. The longest side (b) is not needed.

Calculate the colored sand volume needed for a rectangular vase

Triangular
Sandbox

 

Enter your measurements in the chart below.
Note:
Volume calculation is based on material being poured in loosely or totally compacted.

   Side 1
   Side 2
   Depth
Type of sand
   Fit
 
 

Your sandbox, sand tray will need
lbs (pounds).

Need more than 2,000 lbs?

 

Need less than 2,000 lbs?

 

 

With a measuring tape, measure the length (l), width (w), and desired depth (d) of sand fill for your sandbox.

Calculate the bulk sand volume needed for a rectangular or square sandbox

Rectangular
Sandbox

 

Enter your measurements in the chart below.
Note:
Volume calculation is based on material being poured in loosely or totally compacted.

   Length
   Width
   Depth
Type of sand
   Fit
 
 

Your sandbox, sand tray will need
lbs (pounds).

Need more than 2,000 lbs?

 

Need less than 2,000 lbs?

 

 

With a measuring tape, measure any side length (s), and desired depth (d) of sand fill for your sandbox.

Calculate the bulk sand volume needed for a pentagonal sandbox

Pentagonal
Sandbox

 

Enter your measurements in the chart below.
Note:
Volume calculation is based on material being poured in loosely or totally compacted.

   Side
   Depth
Type of sand
   Fit
 
 

Your sandbox or sand tray will need
lbs (pounds).

Need more than 2,000 lbs?

 

Need less than 2,000 lbs?

 

 

With a measuring tape, measure any side length (s) and desired depth (d) of sand fill for your sandbox.

Calculate the bulk sand volume needed for a hexagonal sandbox

Hexagonal
Sandbox

 

Enter your measurements in the chart below.
Note:
Volume calculation is based on material being poured in loosely or totally compacted.

   Side
   Depth
Type of sand
   Fit
 
 

Your sandbox or sand tray will need
lbs (pounds).

Need more than 2,000 lbs?

 

Need less than 2,000 lbs?

 

 

With a measuring tape, measure any side length (s) and desired depth (d) of sand fill for your sandbox.

Calculate the bulk sand volume needed for an octagonal sandbox

Octagonal
Sandbox

 

Enter your measurements in the chart below.
Note:
Volume calculation is based on material being poured in loosely or totally compacted.

   Side
   Depth
Type of sand
   Fit
 
 

Your sandbox or sand tray will need
lbs (pounds).

Need more than 2,000 lbs?

 

Need less than 2,000 lbs?

 

 

With a measuring tape, measure the diameter (dm) and desired depth (d) of sand fill for your sandbox.

Calculate the bulk sand volume needed for a circular sandbox

Circular
Sandbox

 

Enter your measurements in the chart below.
Note:
Volume calculation is based on material being poured in loosely or totally compacted.

   Diameter
   Depth
Type of sand
   Fit
 
 

Your sandbox will need
lbs (pounds).

Need more than 2,000 lbs?

 

Need less than 2,000 lbs?

 

 

Vase, Bottle, Container Colored Sand Fill Calculators

Select the vase, bottle, container shape below and enter your measurements to find out how much colored sand in pounds (lbs) is needed. 

 

With a measuring tape or ruler, measure the length (l), width (w), and desired depth (d) of sand fill for your vase or container.

Calculate the colored sand volume needed for a rectangular vase

Rectangular
Vase

 

Enter your measurements in the chart below.
Note:
Volume calculation is based on material being totally compacted.

   Length
   Width
   Depth
Type of sand
 
 

Your vase or container will need
lbs (pounds).

 

With a measuring tape or ruler, measure the 2 smallest sides (s1), (s2), and desired depth (d) of sand fill. The longest side (b) is not needed.

Calculate the colored sand volume needed for a rectangular vase

Triangular
Vase

 

Enter your measurements in the chart below.
Note:
Volume calculation is based on material being totally compacted.

   Side 1
   Side 2
   Depth
Type of sand
 
 

Your vase or container will need
lbs (pounds).

 

With a measuring tape or ruler, measure for the desired height (h) and diameter (dm) of sand fill for your vase or bottle.

Calculate the colored sand volume needed for a circular vase or bottle

Circular
Vase or Container

 

Enter your measurements in the chart below.
Note:
Volume calculation is based on material being totally compacted.

   Height
   Diameter
Type of sand
 
 

Your vase or bottle will need
lbs (pounds).

 

Now that you know how much sand you need, click here to request a bulk sand quote.

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