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Free Summer Playdough Mats

playdough mat summer printable

Summer is almost here, and I have been doing some summer-themed crafts with the kiddos. So i thought, what better way to keep the kids entertained during the hot summer months than playdough?. It’s a low-prep activity and can keep my kids entertained for hours.
This blog post contains step-by-step instructions on how to print and use these fun playdough mats. additionally, it has free summer playdough mat for you to use.

What is a playdough mat?

Our children benefit greatly from play dough. On the one hand, It helps kids to engage in sensory play, which is both relaxing and beneficial to their neurological development. On the other hand, it encourages our children to practice fine motor abilities. Furthermore, This means that as our children pinch, roll, and smash play dough, they are simultaneously building the muscles in their hands that let them write and button their pants.

Sometimes we need to encourage our children to be more creative, and that is the charm of these free printable play dough mats. In addition, they will teach your kids how to draw simple designs, when your kid gets started, their imagination takes over and they can build whatever they want.

What are the benefits of playdough?

  • Helps with hand-eye coordination, hand muscles, and fine motor skills
  • Learning about colors, shapes, and numbers.
  • Encourages creativity
  • Promotes playtime Vs. Screentime
  • Improves social skills
  • It’s a calming activity for kids

How to use these summer playdough mats?

What materials do you need for a playdough mat activity?

You will need our free summer playdough mat printable and some playdough or why not try some homemade playdough recipe yourself?

Downloading Free Summer Playdough Mats

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Printing Free Summer Playdough mats

To use the Summer Play Dough Mats, print off the necessary sheets and pair them with some play-dough. I recommend laminating the pages or putting them in a plastic sleeve so your child may reuse them.

How to use a playdough mat?

Shape dough into the images on each card with your children. Roll the playdough into balls or strands to fit into the shapes.

Discuss the sentence or word on each mat after the children have finished making the playdough shape.

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