Incorporating the natural world around us in educational activities is an important way to enhance learning and early literacy.
Mixing powders and water will build an experience that you can share together. First, we gather what we need. Then we get to be scientists and do an experiment. Last, we clean up, so we can do it again a different day.
How to enjoy a MUD activity with the family:
Before you begin, plan to include the kids in the entire process. This means finding the materials, organizing items on a mat or table, hands on mixing action – and clean up too!
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Setting time aside for Homemade MUD Play may lead to higher advanced science principals one day. Did you know Nikola Tesla used water and gravity to generate electricity? It was called Hydroelectric power! In 1896, the first Niagara Falls hydroelectric plant opened, which Tesla designed to harness the energy of the Falls and convert it to electricity .
Source: Library of Congress
Little scientists will explode with creativity and wonder
as they invent their own play
Let kids discover for themselves how to
mix, squash, shape, spread MUD
with their own hands today!