It’s no secret that playdough mats are a great learning resource. Not only is playdough fun to mold and stretch, but it can be used in so many fun educational activities too. Combining education and fun with exciting playdough mats is the perfect way to incorporating a quick learning activity with your little one while they naturally play!
When it comes to playdough mats, there are so many different varieties and themes! Luckily for you, I’ve gathered some of the best ones out there to get you and your child creating, counting and learning together in no time at all! You should also check out our Playdough Activities For Kids to find some awesome playdough recipes too. Including my favorite How To Make Playdough recipe.
When a child learns through sensory play, they take in more of what they are learning. For example, counting skills like number recognition, one to one correspondence, building the number, etc. are great ways to teach a child numbers through hands on play.
Children can also learn through about their emotions and feelings using the feelings playdough mats.
The Number Playdough Mats include ten frames, which exposes a child to math skills they will be using as they get older. The letter c caterpillar playdough mats incorporate letter c learning with caterpillar mats. The Tracing Alphabet Playdough Mats. incorporates writing with building letters.
Have you seen the adorable shapes playdough mats? Children can create smiley face shapes!
We’re also huge fans of these Interactive Alphabet Playdough Mats as well. So much learning fun for the kids!
Here are some more playdough mats from around the web.
Unicorn Playdough Mat – Real & Quirky
Donut Counting Mat – The Inspiration Edit
Winter Animal Counting Mats – Natural Beach Living
Insect Counting Mats – A Dab Of Glue Will Do
Snowman Mats – A Plus Teaching Resources
Star-Themed Shaped Playdough Mat – 3 Dinosaurs
Spider Counting Mats – A Dab Of Glue Will Do
Unicorn Number Mats – Natural Beach Living
Fantastic Frogs Counting Mat – The Inspirational Edit
Earth Day mats – 3 Dinosaurs
Rainbow Playdough Color Mixing – Teach Beside Me
Human Body Mats – 123 Homeschool 4 Me
CVC Short A Playdough Mats – Fun With Mama
Family Dough Mats – Teaching Mama
Christmas Mats – The Natural Homeschool
Spring Themed Mats – Artsy Craftsy Mom
Pet Theme Playdough Shape Mat – Fantastic Fun and Learning
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs Mat – JDaniel4’s Mom
Seasons of a Tree Activity – School Time Snippets
Ladybug Mats – Look! We’re Learning
Chocolate Heart Valentine Playdough Mat – Fantastic Fun and Learning
With all of these amazing playdough mats and activities to choose from, you and your little one will have hours upon hours of play and learning!