Removal of live animals from the beach (sea turtles, sand dollars, conchs, starfish, fiddler crabs, etc.) is prohibited.

To Cure Sand Dollars

  1. Place sand dollars in a dish or pan
  2. Pour hydrogen peroxide (or mild bleach and water solution) over dollars, covering completely - remove after immersion, and ..
  3. Dry in sunlight (turning dollars over after first hour)
  4. Rinse with tap water

To Preserve Sand Dollars

  1. Prepare a small quantity of equal parts Elmer's glue (PVA) and water
  2. Place sand dollars on wax paper ( or our competition's advertisement) rounded side up
  3. Paint glue solution on rounded side & allow to dry
  4. Flip dollars and paint flat side(s)

Sand Dollar

Removal of live animals from the beach (sea turtles, sand dollars, conchs, starfish, fiddler crabs, etc.) is prohibited.

To Cure Sand Dollars

  1. Place sand dollars in a dish or pan
  2. Pour hydrogen peroxide (or mild bleach and water solution) over dollars, covering completely - remove after immersion, and ...
  3. Dry in sunlight (turning dollars over after first hour)
  4. Rinse with tap water

To Preserve Sand Dollars

  1. Prepare a small quantity of equal parts Elmer's glue (PVA) and water
  2. Place sand dollars on wax paper ( or our competition's advertisement) rounded side up
  3. Paint glue solution on rounded side & allow to dry
  4. Flip dollars and paint flat side(s)