These creative alphabet play dough play mat printable is perfect if you’re learning your letters. As children play they can chat about their picture and they’ll be building their fine motor skills too.
Alphabet play dough mats printable
I love being able to use The Amazing Play Dough Printables Pack for each topic we’re learning about. I can simply print a mat, add playdough, and I have an instant invitation to play which develops language skills, promotes imaginary play, and boosts fine motor skills.
With 180 pages and over 50 themes and topics in The Amazing Play Dough Printables Pack, I’m all organised for the whole year. No hassle, no planning, no prep = just print and play. I love it!
Build your own alphabet
Let’s take a look at one set of the play dough mats from the Literacy Play Dough Mats section of The Amazing Play Dough Printables Pack today, and I’ll share some of the ways you can use it with your children.
Let’s make our own alphabet!
How to use this alphabet play dough printable
You can print as many copies of the alphabet play mats as you need for your family, group or class. You’ll find them in the Literacy section of The Amazing Play Dough Printables Pack.
You might like to laminate the printable so you can use it time and time again.
What letter have they got? What starts with that letter? Can they build it out of play dough?
Alternatively, you can set out the play mat with markers and invite your children to draw in the snail shell.
:: You can have all your children use the same letter – great for Letter of the Week activities.
:: You can invite your children to choose the mat that matches the first letter of their name.
:: You can have each child work with a different mat, so you can build the whole alphabet.
These play mats are amazing!
:: the printable play mats in The Amazing Play Dough Printables Pack are an excellent ‘spark’ for imaginative play, providing a play-prompt which children can then develop in their own way
:: they work so well alongside literacy activities, to let children play with the skills they are learning
:: play dough is an excellent fine-motor skill activity, helping to develop dexterity and hand strength.
:: children can play solo, making these a great quiet-time activity, or in pairs or small groups, building teamwork skills and helping children learn to collaborate and co-operate
:: the mats in The Amazing Play Dough Printables Pack also make a great backdrop to small worlds and puppet shows, and work as drawing prompts too. They’re great for rainy days and car journeys, and for transition times such as after school or while you’re making dinner.
How to print this play dough mat
Click here to get your copy of The Amazing Play Dough Printables Pack, and you’ll find the letter play mat set in the Literacy section, along with printables for upper and lower case letters, and for writing your name.
The Amazing Play Dough Printables Pack gives you over 180 pages of printables, covering over 50 topics and themes, so you’ll have ready-to-play resources for every week of the year.
The play dough mats cover math and literacy activities; festivals including Christmas, Halloween, and Chinese New Year; and many themes including pizzas, space, snowmen, castles, gingerbread men, the weather, monsters, flowers and multicultural faces.
The Amazing Play Dough Mats are fun, educational, and so quick to set up.
You will always have something for your kids to do! And as they play, your children are building fine motor skills, developing their language, and boosting their creativity and imagination.
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