Kids only mud pie recipe

Number 13 of the ’50 things’ to do is make a mud pie. Follow our very own mud pie recipe to create your very own messy mud pie.

Main courses
Make a mud pie
  • Preparation time 30 minutes  (prep. time)
  • Serves 4


  • Stones
  • Sticks
  • Leaves
  • Daisies 
  • Mud 
  • Water 
  • Apple (optional)



1.Use a trowel or hand fork to dig the soil and place into a bucket.

2.You can use a spoon, a trowel or hand fork or even your own hands to mix in the other ingredients.

3.Pat down so the top is flat, you can either decorate it in the bucket or flip the mixture out onto an old plate.

4.Decorate the top of your mud pie masterpiece by lacing it with leaves and sprinkling with twigs and daisies. 


Prepare to get muddy!
A pair of very muddy hands!
Prepare to get muddy!


When you’ve finished you can step back and admire your creation.

Don’t forget you can’t actually eat this type of pie!