SAND CASTING I
Paint and paintbrushes
Fill pie plate 1/2 way with sand. Imbed shapes, make holes, etc.
Fill the other 1/2 of pan with plaster. Let dry. Wipe off loose sand after removing the mold from pan. Paint the mold.
SAND CASTING II
Pour damp sand into a disposable pie plate. Press or draw a design with your fingers. Add beads or marbles, as desired. Spoon plaster of Paris into the depressions, then gently pour a layer about 1/2 inch thick. Let it dry completely. Turn plate over to remove the casting.