Sikeston Child Development Center Celebrates Mud Day

SIKESTON, Mo., June 28, 2011 — The University Child Development Center at Southeast Missouri State University-Sikeston is celebrating International Mud Day at 5:30 p.m. June 30 in the University Child Development Center at the Sikeston campus.

Families and children enrolled at the center are invited to participate in a wide variety of mud activities, and barbecue, hotdogs and dirt cake will be served.

Mud Day started as an exchange between the children of Nepal and Australia in an effort to acquaint children with the environment and was organized by Bishnu Bhatta and Gillian McAuliffe.

Mud Day is sponsored by the Nature Action Collaborative for Children and World Forum.