Clean mud is one of the recipes I found on the Ooey Gooey website to feed our preschooles' current love of finding out what happens when you mix 'stuff' together.
The first step is to grate 3 bars of ordinary soap:
Clean mud feels divine. Soft and warm and smooth and just thick enough to mould:
Naturally it wasn't long before the clean mud found its way off the table top and onto the nearby play equipment. It added a very satisfying extra "slide" factor to balance board:
And a very satisfying "slippery" factor to the old table top:
Clean mud: not as clean as the name implies but a whole lot of sensory fun.