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Mud Painting

Materials

  • Paintbrush
  • Mud

Directions

  1. In a bucket or other container, mix water with some clean dirt or earth (without stones, grass, glass, or any other particles); keep the mud thin.
  2. Give your child a paintbrush and have her dip it into the mud and draw pictures or write words on the sidewalk.
  3. Be prepared: She will most likely use herself as a canvas as well!
  4. Your child will have fun hosing her creations off later, or you can leave them for the next rainfall.

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Copyright 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


August 29, 2014



Eating a colorful diet or fruits and veggies helps ensure your child is getting the nutrients he needs to keep his brain sharp while at school. Aim to pack three or more different colored foods in his lunch (or for snack) every day.


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