It is illegal to remove live animals from the beach (such as sea turtles, sand dollars, conchs, starfish, and fiddler crabs).
How to Dry and Bleach Sand Dollars
- Fill a dish or pan halfway with sand dollars.
- Pour hydrogen peroxide (or a mild bleach and water solution) over the dollars, completely covering them.
- In the sun, dry (turning dollars over after first hour)
- Using tap water, rinse
- To Keep Sand Dollars
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Prepare a small amount of Elmer’s glue (PVA) and water in equal parts.
Place sand dollars on wax paper (or the advertisement from our competition). the rounded side up
Allow glue solution to dry on the rounded side.
Flip the dollar and paint the flat side (s)