Stacey Solomon has stunned fans by turning her bathroom into a beach for her children because the coronavirus pandemic means they can’t jet off to a real one.
The Loose Women star filled her bath with water that appeared to have been tinted blue and dumped heaps of sand over the entire floor.
She then shared pictures on Instagram of her sons Zachary, Leighton and Rex enjoying the sandy set-up.
Explaining that she decided to do it after ordering too much sand for their sandpit, she also made a joking reference to the stars who have headed to sunny Dubai amid the pandemic for “essential work”.
“Beach Life in the bathroom,” wrote Solomon.
“When your sandpit sand order isn’t what you expected and you don’t have any essential work in Dubai.
“Tonight I caved.
“I feel like this might be the only beach they visit for quite a while so I thought why not ey... I’ll also be using this as bribery until the end of time...
“The next time they say they don’t want to get out of bed, brush their teeth, eat their dinner, log on to Teams, I’m going to remind them of the time I said, ‘Ok then fine, let’s build a beach in the bathroom’.”
She added: “P.S the colour difference in my bath after the big boys got out is cracking me up.
“P.P.S this is 100% ply (sic) pit sand I quadruple checked. It’s just I bought a bag to fill an entire playground instead of our sandpit.”
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Friends and fans were amazed by what Solomon had done.
“This is incredible!! (And completely mad). Hope you all enjoyed it, super mum!” one posted on Instagram.
“GOSH Stace it’s official you are mad. Please do a montage of you cleaning this up,” urged another.
“I LOVE this,” posted cleaning guru Mrs Hinch, while actor Jacqueline Jossa wrote simply: “Omg!!!!”
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