This is a very easy tutorial on how to make sand float in Minecraft. If you have played Minecraft before, then you will know that sand cannot float. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use flowers to make the sand float. Note that this doesn't work on Minecraft PE and that I am playing Minecraft 1.9.
Step 1: Get Your Materials Ready
The first step is very simple. All you have to do is to get sand and roses in your hand.
Step 2: Make a Hole
If you are in creative, then the size of the hole doesn't matter, because you have infinite blocks. If you are in survival, then simply make the hole as big as you can.
Step 3: Fill the Hole With Roses
Fill the hole that you have made with as many roses as you can. You need to put one on each block, otherwise it won't work.
Step 4: Fill the Blocks Above With Sand
Simply fill your hole with sand
Step 5: Make Another Small Hole
Make a small hole anywhere next to your hole, so that you can see your flowers.
Step 6: Climb Down the Hole
Next, what you must do is to climb into your hole and break the flowers, AND..........
Step 7: WELL DONE!
YOU HAVE SUCCEEDED IN MAKING FLOATING SAND!