an angle to lock together. (see the template below if you wish to try this). Little sticks were added in the 'corners' and then when dry use a stain pen to lightly go over the sticks inside and out.
On one side of the hexagonal the top row had the middle section removed and card put in to create the step where children jump in and out. The base of the pit has very fine sand - I used the sand from the pet shop for hermit crabs, it comes in many colours. I also added a sandcastle which is made from the end of a price tag as is the bucket. The sand castle was glued to the base of the box, covered in glue and then sand, the centre was left hollow so a flag could be put in, the bucket was painted with a
The picture is of some of the 53 all ready for bagging and posting.