Sandpits provide many hours of fun for children and allow for lots of different types of play, but unclean sandpits can cause infections in children. With a small amount of care they can be kept clean and safe for children to play in.
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The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).
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