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Keep your sandbox covered and clean in between playtime by creating a roll-up cover. Staple a mesh tarp to one side and sew a pocket and slide a PVC pipe on the other end. Adhere Command(TM) Hooks onto the outside of the sandbox to hold the ends of the pipe when it is unrolled

Keep your sandbox covered and clean in between playtime by creating a roll-up cover. Staple a mesh tarp to one side and sew a pocket and slide a PVC pipe on the other end. Adhere Command(TM) Hooks onto the outside of the sandbox to hold the ends of the pipe when it is unrolled

these pegs work with the tarp ties that will hold down the tarp that covers the box . one box of 10 12 inch ties at 5 bucks for the box

these pegs work with the tarp ties that will hold down the tarp that covers the box . one box of 10 12 inch ties at 5 bucks for the box

Sandbox covers and play set canopy tarps can be easily attached by using snaps that are put on by using a phillips head screwdriver.

Sandbox covers and play set canopy tarps can be easily attached by using snaps that are put on by using a phillips head screwdriver.

I have been trying to figure out how to make a cover for the boys sand box under their playset. I was thinking wooden, but this makes a lot more sense. I wonder if the hubby can make one!

I have been trying to figure out how to make a cover for the boys sand box under their playset. I was thinking wooden, but this makes a lot more sense. I wonder if the hubby can make one!

DIY Cover Stops Cats From Treating My Kids Sandbox Like A Litterbox

DIY Cover Stops Cats From Treating My Kids Sandbox Like A Litterbox

Low cost, lasts for year, perfect for HUGE sandboxes! Check out our downloadable sandbox cover plans and save yourself time and frustration. SANDigz.com

Low cost, lasts for year, perfect for HUGE sandboxes! Check out our downloadable sandbox cover plans and save yourself time and frustration. SANDigz.com

I ADORE this DIY Sandbox with Fold-Out Seats SO much!

I ADORE this DIY Sandbox with Fold-Out Seats SO much!

Lattice to cover sandbox. Need to remember this!

Lattice to cover sandbox. Need to remember this!

A Chalkboard Sandbox Cover. I like this idea!

A Chalkboard Sandbox Cover. I like this idea!

Here is the cover for the sandbox. It's a mesh tarp to let air and water move through, but not cats and leaves. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Here is the cover for the sandbox. It's a mesh tarp to let air and water move through, but not cats and leaves. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Sandbox cover. Window screen sewn  snd attached to pvc pipe with hand crank winch to roll up cover. Screen keeps out leaves and cats but allows water in for fun sandcastle making consistency.

Sandbox cover. Window screen sewn snd attached to pvc pipe with hand crank winch to roll up cover. Screen keeps out leaves and cats but allows water in for fun sandcastle making consistency.

Look What Jeff Did: A Chalkboard Sandbox Cover

Look What Jeff Did: A Chalkboard Sandbox Cover

Here’s a great DIY sandbox that keeps the sand in and the cats out.

Here’s a great DIY sandbox that keeps the sand in and the cats out.

YES! This is exactly what I had in mind! Sand box in a kiddie pool with a vinyl tablecloth "shower cap" to keep water and animals out. I like her way of doing the elastic better than what I had had in mind. Perfect!

YES! This is exactly what I had in mind! Sand box in a kiddie pool with a vinyl tablecloth "shower cap" to keep water and animals out. I like her way of doing the elastic better than what I had had in mind. Perfect!

Attach a dowel rod at the end of the tarp with zip ties thru the grommets to use as a roller/stretcher.

Attach a dowel rod at the end of the tarp with zip ties thru the grommets to use as a roller/stretcher.

Reinforced Cutouts and grommets for sandbox cover!

Reinforced Cutouts and grommets for sandbox cover!