Mud Kitchen

Age
2-5
Child Development
Gross motor skills, imaginative play
Equipment
bowls
water source (watering can, hose, tap)
stir sticks
chalk
jelly molds
recyclable containers
Where this can be played
Outdoors
How to Play

1.   Set up the items for the mud kitchen.

2.   Leave the children to explore, play and experiment with mud

Change it up / Alternatives / Additional Options

Change it Up/Adaptations/Additional Options
-    Put different ingredients out in the play area (e.g. flowers, leaves, pine needles, wood chips) for children to discover.
-    Set up flat surfaces to be used for preparation of potions.
-    Get different sized containers, bowls, strainers, recycled goods to introduce.
-    For instructions on how to build a mud kitchen visit: https://earthday.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/How-to-Build-a-Mud-Kitchen.pdf.