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Quick Dry Flood Barrier - $34.99 2/$60 The Flood Barrier is ready to use - no sand, labor or mess - just add water. Super absorbent powder inside swells, gels & creates a barrier. Stack multiple barriers to quickly build a retaining wall. Lay across driveways, in front of garage doors or in the path of problem water. Compact & lightweight for storing & carrying. Barrier naturally decomposes over time. Not for salt water flooding. 5 feet long. Re-usable. Made in USA.


A Fabulous experiment and design challenge! Kids experiment with absorbent materials and then use the test results to design a flood barrier. Details and a video on my blog!


STEM Activity Challenge Build a Flood Barrier

STEM Challenge: Can you build a flood barrier to protect your doghouse? Includes experimenting and designing!


How To Build an Earthbag Roundhouse - Sandbags have long been used, and still are to this day for creating strong, protective barriers, or for flood control. The same reasons that make them useful for these applications carry over to creating housing. Since the walls are so substantial, they resist all kinds of severe weather even bullets and also stand up to natural calamities such as earthquakes and floods.