Mud Pies for Kids
They're not too tasty, but mud pies are a whole lot of fun for kids to make -- and the only ingredients you need to get started are dirt and water!
What You'll Need:
- Old clothes
- Throwaway containers
- Plastic spoon
- Dirt and water
- Disposable pie pans
- Natural items from the yard such as seeds, flowers, and twigs
Step 1: Put on some old clothes. Mix some dirt and water in a throwaway container to make mud. Mix in some grass to add texture to the mud.
Step 2: Line a disposable pie pan with leaves. Pour some mud into the pan over the leaves.
Step 3: Sprinkle your mud pie with seeds, and add flowers or twigs to decorate it. Let the mud set until it dries.
Make more pies with your friends and pretend you have an outdoor bakery. "Sell" the mud pies to your friends and family members.
Keep reading for a fascinating look at one of humanity's oldest craft materials.