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How to make magic mud

 
Dirty, mucky, grubby fun! Check out this messy play idea from our friends at Mud Mates and learn how to make your own magic mud for the kids with erupting bubbles.
Dirty, mucky, grubby fun!

Check out this messy play idea from our friends at Mud Mates and learn how to make your own magic mud for the kids with erupting bubbles!
 

How to make magic mud

 

What you’ll need for your magic mud recipe

 
  • Dirt
 
  • Water
 
  • Approx. 2 cups of baking soda
 
  • Powder paint in different colours
 
  • White vinegar in a spray bottle
 
  • Old container, plastic bin, bucket or wheelbarrow for mixing in
 

How to make magic mud


1. The first step is to prep your mud. Simply add the baking soda and some water to the dirt and mix it all up. Add more water if you need to, until you have mud, glorious muddy mud.

At this stage the dirt is great for mixing and stirring, making volcanoes and mud pies, and just getting dirty.
 
2. To transfer your mud into amazing magic mud simply sprinkle some powder paint onto the mud then spray on the white vinegar.

The colourful erupting bubbles will impress kids of all ages!
 
Tip for your magic mud
 
  • Why not have more fun, just grab some brushes and do some mud painting too on the footpath, on timber or whatever you have to hand.
 

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Source: This article was written by Mud Mates - Taking care of messy kids with protective over-garments, perfect for dirty, messy play, indoors and out.
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