How to Make Your Own Mud Boots
How to Make Your Own Mud Boots. You’ll want
to wear these cool duct-tape boots whenever you’re mucking around in the mud. You will
need Scissors Cardboard Insoles Socks Newspaper Duct tape and shoe insoles (optional). Step
1. Cut two soles from the cardboard, using the insoles from your shoes as guides. Then
slip your cut-out soles into an old pair of socks. You can also insert an old pair of
insoles into the socks. Step 2. Stuff the socks with newspaper to create a form for
the boots. Add extra stuffing to the tops of the foot and ankle areas to make sure you’ll
be able to easily slip them on and off. Step 3. Apply duct taping horizontally across the
middle of the foot areas. Overlap pieces of tape by about ½-inch. Tape the socks until
they’re completely covered. Step 4. Remove the stuffing and try the boots on for comfort.
Carefully cut areas that are too large or too small, and re-tape as necessary. Step
5. Pray for rain so you can go outside and play in the mud with your cool duct-tape boots.
Did you know In 2008, at least 540 mudslides set off by rain were reported around the world,
killing more than 2,100 people.