Summer will be over soon and that means, school will be starting. Invite your toddlers in to the first day Back to School celebrations with these fun Playdough Mats. These are not only fun, but a great way to introduce toddlers to school time and include them as you begin with the older kids.
Playdough mats are great for working on counting, fine motor skills and even letter recognition. I recommend printing each page (preferably on cardstock, but printer paper will work too) and then laminating them for longevity. The nice thing about these mats is that they really are multi-purpose. You can use them with playdough for younger kids and then graduate to wipe-off markers as they get more fine motor skills. You can also use a variety of objects to place in the little boxes to help kids with their counting. My girls also love to use pom-poms to count.
Included in this set:
- 4 Letter Playdough Mats
- 1-10 Number Playdough Mats
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Here are some books you might like to read as you work through this pack.
Splat the Cat: Back to School, Splat! by Rob Scotton
Back-to-School Rules by Laurie B. Friedman
Froggy Goes to School by Jonathan London
The Berenstain Bears Go To School by Stan Berenstain
First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg
George’s First Day of School by H.A. Rey
Back to School, Weird Kids Rule by Dan Gutman
Back to School with Bigfoot by Samantha Berger
Amelia Bedelia Goes Back to School by Herman Perish
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to School by Benjamin Chaud
The Back to School Fright from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler
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