How Much Sand do I Need to Fill My Sand Box or other Area?
Use the sand calculator below to calculate cubic feet, pounds and the number of 25 pound boxes needed.


Square or Rectangular Sand Boxes

Length of Sand Box Measured in Feet:

Width of Sand Box Measured in Feet:

Depth of Sand Measured in Inches:



Round Sand Boxes

Diameter of Sand Box Measured in Feet:

Depth of Sand Measured in Inches:





Instructions for square or rectangular shaped sand boxes:

1. Measure length in feet.
2. Measure width in feet.
3. Determine desired depth of sand for your sand box in inches. Four inches is typically an adequate depth, more or less to preference.
4. Enter the dimensions into the calculator for square or rectangular sand boxes.
5. Click the "Calculate" button. The calculated result is the your required sand in cubic feet, pounds and 25 pound boxes.

Instructions for circular (round) sand boxes:

1. Measure the diameter (the largest length measurement from one side to the other) in feet.
2. Determine desired depth of sand for your sand box in inches. Four inches is typically an adequate depth, more or less to preference.
3. Enter the dimensions into the calculator for circular (round) sand boxes.
4. Click the "Calculate" button. The calculated result is the your required sand in cubic feet, pounds and 25 pound boxes.