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Making a Mud Kitchen

Posted by: Rhonda June 27, 2017

What do children do with mud? The simplest way to find out is to get some dirt, add water, and let the kids loose! It might seem like pushing the boundaries, but you won’t be alone. This week children all over the world will be participating in International Mud Day, celebrating one of nature’s most fantastic play materials: mud!

But if it’s so fun, why should mud play be relegated to just one day a year? In her article, Making a Mud Kitchen, Mary Rivkin offers a year-round solution to a child’s craving for mud. With little more than some old pots and pans, stirring spoons, and—most importantly—some dirt and water, you will be amazed at the fantastic culinary concoctions your kids will create. And sure, there might be a glorious mess, but nothing that a hose can’t easily take care of!

Ready to try it? Read the article here.