Do your kids love cars? Trucks? Tractors? Mine do too! They are fascinated with anything that has at least one wheel! They are also fascinated with playdough, so combining the two together in these Transportation Shape Playdough Mats is a great way to encourage children to learn their shapes!
Transportation Shape Playdough Mats
Learning shapes can be complicated, especially when you get beyond the basic shapes. Activities like these playdough mats, though, can help tremendously! This is an engaging way to help them learn, which will make it easier for them to remember.
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The shapes that this pack focus on are:
This includes the classic beginning shapes as well as the more challenging ones.
Each mat is the size of a half sheet of paper. So to prep these playdough mats, you’ll need to print each page out and cut them in half. To make sure they can be used with playdough, the paper needs to be protected. This can be done by laminating the paper.
Grab your playdough and get playing!
Each mat has the number in a big bubble shape that looks like there is a road. Then each mat has a few cars on it to add to the transportation theme. It also displays the name of the shape as well.
Using playdough adds a sensory aspect to the activity and will help encourage kids to remember the shapes and their names.
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