It's dirty, it's sticky, and it's all kinds of fun! It's mud, and one of the best things about it is that you'll never run out of it.
Kids love to get dirty anyway, so why not encourage them with mud activities and games? Find some old clothes for them to wear, hand them the garden hose, point them away from your flower beds, and watch them go mud-crazy!
Best of all, mud isn't just fun to make pies with -- though make no mistake, it's a lot of fun to make pies. Even in the messy world of soupy soil, there are fascinating lessons to learn about the natural world!
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