Number playdough mats are fantastic ways to provide your kids with fun learning activities.
Your young learners will have a blast with these creative ways to enjoy hands-on learning and more.
Find out more about these free printable playdough mats featuring numbers, ten frames, and cute themes. And get ideas and inspiration to boost the learning fun with these activities!
Playdough Mats Are Simple Yet Fun Ways to Boost Learning
If you’re looking for an easy way to get your kids engaged and excited about learning, you’ve got to try playdough mats!
Wait – hear me out! I know that playdough gets a bad rap (getting stuck in carpet, drying up, and overall mess).
But, I’ve got some tips and ideas to make it as mess-free and stress-free as possible. And after enjoying playdough activities with all 5 of my boys, I’ve learned a thing or two over the years 😉
Your kids will be thrilled to get the chance to learn through play 😊
With a few rules and expectations, you’ll be able to relax as your kids use these free printable number playdough mats for hands-on learning fun.
These types of free printables of play dough number mats are awesome for:
- Number recognition
- Number words
- Math activities
- Counting mats (with play dough balls, counters, or stickers)
- Classroom use
- At-home learning fun
- Early math concepts
What You’ll Find In This Free Printable Pack of Number Playdough Mats
This free printable pack of number playdough mats features the numbers 1 – 10. You’ll find cute themes, ten frames, and open font numbers (meaning there’s a space in the middle of each for your kids to shape playdough into).
Each number playdough mat has a colorful border of circles. Cute themes include:
- One: unicorn
- Two: bee
- Three: shamrock
- Four: butterfly
- Five: caterpillar
- Six: squid
- Seven: rainbow
- Eight: spider
- Nine: sun
- Ten: fish
The themes are in black-and-white and include some dotted lines. Your young learners can trace these lines and color the theme if they’d like.
Creative Ideas for Enjoying These Hands-On Activities for Kids
Curious about those tips and ideas to keep the mess to a minimum? Here are my ideas for enjoying these free playdough number mats:
- Laminate OR place the printed number playdough mats into dry erase sleeve pockets
- Place the playdough mat and playdough on trays
- Demonstrate how to complete the playdough mats – go step-by-step and give directions
- Show your kids how to clean up the playdough and properly put away
- Have your kids use dry erase markers to trace and color – if using this idea, you can use pom poms or mini-erasers for the ten-frames activity
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Get Your Free Pack of Number Playdough Mats
High five! You’re on your way to helping your kids enjoy special hands-on learning fun! These printable worksheets are fantastic for preschoolers, Kindergarten, and other ages that would like to work on fine motor skills.
This free printable pack of number play dough mats includes 10 pages.
Print as many of these playdough mats as you need for your personal use, family, class, homeschool co-op, or community event. If you have a friend, co-worker, or other homeschoolers who’d enjoy to have this sort of hands-on learning fun for kids, I ask that you please share this post with them. Thank you so much!
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I’d love to hear your ideas for enjoying these playdough mats with your kids. Wishing you tons of learning fun!