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Pencil Counting Playdough Mats

It is almost Back to School time! The perfect time to practice counting and color recognition with these pencil Counting Playdough Mats!
FREE Pencil Counting Playdough Mats - these free printable back to school themed counting mats are a great way for toddler, preschool, and kindergarten age kids to practice counting to 10. #counting #preschool #kindergarten #playdough

Counting Playdough Mats

Simply print, laminate, cut and you are ready to play with these Pencil Counting Playdough Mats! These printables are SO fun for little ones to practice color recognition where the card shows the color play dough to use. Also, counting and number recognition is develop where the cards show the number of pencils and the child count it and recreate it using the play dough. Not to mention hand and finger muscles develop by rolling the dough.
Using play dough adds a sensory element to this activity which aids learning and makes it more fun too!
HINT – Try making your own Kool Aid Playdough!
Substitute the play dough for real pencils or mini erasers for an alternative option. This activity can easily be stored in a bag and be used as a busy bag while traveling, waiting at a restaurant/doctor’s office or simply during quiet time!
Such fun Counting Playdough Mats that make the perfect kids activity for preschoolers or kindergarten age during a Back-to-School unit!


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Free Playdough Mats

Looking for more super cute, FREE Playdough Mats to make learning fun with young kids? You will love these printables perfect for practicing early math while strengthening little hands:

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Nadia is South African mom to two littlies, a former preschool teacher and currently working as a reading therapist at a remedial school. She blogs over at about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher.

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