Tips From a Sand Castle Artist At Tampa's Adventure Island

    By Victoria Lim and Alex Gazio

    Who doesn't remember building sand castles at the beaches of our youth? Heap up a pile of sand and start slapping it with the palms of your hands, building moats, walls, towers — kid stuff, right? No, not just kid stuff. Teams of adult professionals routinely bring their creativity to bear on projects the size of a car or larger. Take a few minutes to learn from one of these artists, and give a little thought to what you and your kids can create on a Florida beach with a few tools, practice, some time and a little imagination.