June 27, 2023
Mud Kitchens For Kids: The Joyful and Educational Benefits of Messy Play!
Mud kitchens are back. For good and oh so untidy reasons. As the trend grows in early childhood education towards incorporating more nature-based and sensory play experiences into the curriculum, one such delightful addition to classrooms and schoolyards is returning: the mud kitchen. These play areas provide children with the opportunity to get their hands dirty, explore the natural world, and engage in imaginative play. In this blog, we will explore the benefits of mud kitchens for school children, emphasizing the importance of embracing messy play in an educational setting and wash our hands of the notion that getting dirty is frowned upon.