Thursday, June 29 is International Mud Day! What a great opportunity for children to celebrate nature and feel connected to the Earth!
Time to get out the garden hose and create some mud for your children to play in! As play expert Allison Gopnik says, "What all kids need is more mud, relatives and livestock!" So if you can find a dog or pig to wallow with...even better!
Then, check out these books about sloshing about in the dirt and mud for inspiration: