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Published on 20.06.23 in Mud & Giveaways/Competitions

Mud Day 2023! Comps & Giveaways to celebrate

Mud Day resources, inspiration, competition & giveaways.

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Celebrating the magic of Mud

We're so excited about Mud Day on 29 June that we're giving stuff away, running a mega competition and making a big deal about Mud Champions.

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Mega Mud Day Competition!

To celebrate MUD DAY we are giving away one of our amazing Imagine 60 Modular Mud Kitchens worth £155.99!

This simple modular set up features an inviting hob & rustic shelves. Robust & portable, the design enables children to reconfigure & use in different ways.

Click here to enter!

Closing date Sunday 16th July 2023

Celebrating Mud Champions

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Do you have a Mud Champion?

A person or a project that has really supported natural play or messy play outdoors?

Maybe a colleague, practitioner at school or nursery, a volunteer or grandparent. Maybe a special place that works with very special people.

We want to know.

We'll also be nominating our own Muddy Faces Mud Champions - follow this link to find out more.

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Our ten favourites will receive a Mud Champion medal and a £25 Muddy Faces voucher to let them know how much they are appreciated.

Mud Champions will also be featured on the Muddy Faces website.

To nominate your Mud Champion complete this short online form:

or click or scan the QR code.

Mud Day giveaways

Making a Mud Kitchen print version

Free Mud Kitchen Book

Our Making a Mud Kitchen book is available to download for free on our Outdoor Hub, with translations in 12 different languages.

Everything you need to know about mud kitchens – all the whats, whys, wheres and hows.

But for the week before Mud Day we are giving away our printed version of the book, usually on sale for £3.29, for FREE with every order.

Add your FREE book at checkout from Thursday 22 - Thursday 29 June.


FREE Mud Cards!

To celebrate Mud Day we've created these activity cards to inspire your mud play.

  • A-Z of Mud Play
  • Mud Inspirations
  • Creepy Crawly Café

All 3 are available FREE with every order from the Muddy Faces shop this June.

Outdoor Hub

FREE online activities, events & information

Mud gallery

An amazing collection of photographs demonstrating the joy, fun, learning and creativity that mud play can bring to every setting!

Real photos of mud play & learning from the UK & around the world.

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Mud play tips

These tips are from the experts - Forest School practitioners, outdoor leaders, teachers, families - people who love mud play and it’s benefits so much that they have generously shared their skills, knowledge and experience with us.

We thank them all - and welcome any new mud play tips you have - send them to

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Creepy Crawly Café

Mud Kitchens & Creepy Crawly Cafes - just one imaginative scenario for exploring mud - here are some resources to help.

Read More about Creepy Crawly Café

Muddy case studies

The real practical work carried out at different settings on a day-to-day basis can be fascinating and inspiring. These examples of work in practice have been gathered from a range of settings and locations in the UK and internationally, and focus on the creation of mud play opportunities, mud kitchens, and Mud Day events.

Read More about Muddy case studies

Mud play resources in the Muddy Faces shop

Mud Kitchen

From: £379.99 exVAT

Early years and primary aged children can cook up some fun with this robust, open-ended mud kitchen ideal for outdoor role play. The versatile bench is made by Muddy Faces from treated Scandinavian redwood (suitable to be left outdoors). The mud kitchen ...

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Mud Kitchen Words - Set of 10

£16.99 exVAT

A set of 10 mud kitchen words on wooden discs - hot, cold, bake, bubble, sizzle, stir, smell, pour, whisk and boil. What can you do in the mud kitchen? Perfect set of prompts to support mud kitchen activity and word recognition. ...

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35 Litre Outdoor Play Portable Water Source

From: £126.50 exVAT

A great way for children to access water independently in the mud kitchen or water play area. Our water tank and robust self-closing tap provides a sustainable approach to water usage . Ideal for anyone requiring a simple, low maintenance water ...

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Modular Mud Kitchen Sink

From: £99.99 exVAT

A lovely sink unit which can be used alone or as an addition to our other 40H or 60H modular mud kitchen systems (here & here). The wooden bench is fitted with a stainless steel sink and comes with a plastic ...

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