This pack of playdough shape mats was designed with preschoolers, kindergarten and early first graders in mind themes for an entire year. Including all the traditional shapes taught in the early years, these playdough mats make learning shapes hands-on. They are fun for kids and effective for teaching.
These Playdough Shape Mats will help preschoolers develop:
- shape identification skills
- visual discriminations skills
- fine motor skills
- prewriting skills
- sensory relationships
- hand-eye coordination
This pack of playdough shape mats include twelve non-holiday related themes. The printable pages come in color and black line masters totally over 250 printable pages for themes throughout the year.
Here’s what’s included:
This pack includes over 250 pages of printable playdough shape mats with every theme in color and black and white.
- Polar bears
- Robin birds
- Ice Cream Cones
Click on each photo in the gallery to see the mats in full view.
Each thematic set includes the following shape mats:
Each playdough mat set features beautifully done, colorful and high-interest themed images, turning shape activities into something every preschool looks forward to.
How to Use These Playdough Shape Mats
This set of playdough mats can be used in so many ways. Try them in the following settings:
- printable preschool centers
- small group activities
- table top activities
- sensory table activities
- whole class skills practice
- informal assessments
How to Add These to What You’re Already Teaching
Of course, shape activities pair wonderfully with my Preschool Math Curriculum, as well as my Shape Lesson Plans for Preschoolers (which is part of the math lesson plans bundle). You can use these printable playdough shape mats to supplement any preschool math curriculum, and with 12 different themes you can use them all year long.
Not only will these activities help your preschooler learn to associate shapes with names, but your preschooler will also have such a positive experience in math because these playdough mats are fun!
THIS IS A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD AND THEREFOR NO REFUND WILL BE OFFERED.
I’m Sarah, an educator turned stay-at-home-mama of five! I’m the owner and creator of Stay At Home Educator, a website about intentional teaching and purposeful learning in the early childhood years. I’ve taught a range of levels, from preschool to college and a little bit of everything in between. Right now my focus is teaching my children and running a preschool from my home. Credentials include: Bachelors in Art, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.