Learning shape attributes is an important goal for preschoolers.
Beyond learning to identify shapes, these 2D Shape Dough Mats encourage children to learn how shapes are formed.
Using dough to learn shapes supports children as they learn what makes a circle a circle, how many sides a rhombus has, and all the curves and lines that make up each unique shape.
This 18-page digital pack includes the following printables:
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Creating patterns is a fun and educational activity.
There are so many fun ways to use these Mandala Patterns with preschoolers!
Setup is easy too, simply print and set out with your favorite manipulatives.
Inside this 15-page digital pack you will find 12 different mandala pattern pages in black and white. Simply print the patterns of your choice!
Also included: Directions, TOS, Graphics Credit
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These fun Winter Dough Mats are a great addition to early learning centers this season.
These mats are easy to use! Simply print, laminate, and set out with your favorite dough.
There are so many fun ways for preschoolers to work on fine motor development!
This fun pack includes three different types of activities in a fun Thanksgiving theme to support children in building finger strength and dexterity.
Best of all, they are easy to set up and use all season long.
Fall is here! There is so much to explore this season! These fun Fall Play Dough Mats are a wonderful way for children to develop their fine-motor skills and engage in sensory experiences. This pack of 6-fall inspired play dough mats, encourages children to create pumpkins, corn, apples. leaves, turkey feathers, and spiders!
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These fall play dough mats are so easy to assemble! Simply print and laminate! Combine them with store bought play dough, or create your own. You can find a great recipe for no-cook play dough from The Imagination Tree here! Create a sensory experience by adding pumpkin pie spice, or cinnamon to your dough.
Extend their use
Play dough play is such a great way to build strong fingers and hands! For more fine motor fun you can turn these mats into a cut and paste activity! Simply have children cut out pumpkin, corn, leaf, apple, spider, and feather shapes from construction paper or magazines and then glue them onto the mats.
You can also build fine motor skills by transforming them into sticker activity mats . Simply print the mat, and provide the children with stickers to add to the mats!
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