This is what our outdoor kitchen - or mud pie kitchen - looks like at the end of the day. To say it is a hive of activity is an understatement.
We love to mix things up a bit with the materials we provide for the kids to explore. Sand, dirt, mud and water are a constant. Pebbles, sawdust, coloured water and packing peanuts are popular.
Recently we added tubs of soapy, sudsy water which was a big hit:
What's been cooking in your outdoor kitchen lately?