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Taste Safe Moon Sand Recipe
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5 from 2 votes

Taste Safe Moon Sand

A taste safe moon sand that is moldable.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins


  • 1 cup cornstarch also called cornflour
  • 1 cup golden yellow sugar or light brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil melted


  • Add 1 cup of cornstarch to a bowl.
    Cornstarch for sand recipe
  • Add 1 cup of golden yellow sugar.
    Brown Sugar for sand recipe
  • Mix or whisk together.
  • Melt 4 tablespoons of coconut oil and add to the mix.
  • Using a whisk keep stirring until you get a powdery-like consistency that looks like sand (the oil will clump up so you just need to keep pressing it down with a spoon and mixing until all of the clumps go away).
    Mix Moon Sand
  • Add some small sand toys for play!
    Add Sand Toys to Play moon sand



Note: you can use regular brown sugar but the coloring of the sand will turn out darker. 
To make this taste safe, bake the cornstarch in advance in the oven for 10 minutes at 300 degrees Fahreinheit.