Free Tree Play Dough Number Mats Counting 1 to 10
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Free Tree Play Dough Number Mats Counting 1 to 10

You are going to love these adorable Free Tree Play Dough Number Mats Counting 1 to 10! I love using play dough number mats to practice counting skills.  Counting mats for preschoolers are incredibly versatile and are a great way to introduce the skill of counting or to reinforce counting skills with older children.  Your…

Valentine Ten-Frame Number Mats for 1-10
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Valentine Ten-Frame Number Mats for 1-10

I love Valentine’s Day. I know that it is a totally commercial holiday for no purpose other than selling pretty pink things, chocolates and flowers, but I still love it. (Maybe because those are all my favorite things…) So bringing Valentine’s Day into our learning time just makes sense. In fact, as soon as I…

Cloud Dough Igloo Building Challenge
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Cloud Dough Igloo Building Challenge

When it is cold outside, kids get antsy. My kids will run through the house screaming if they don’t have something to occupy their time. One of our favorite activities to try on a cold day is cloud dough. Cloud dough has properties of dough and properties of sand, making it the perfect building material….

Exploring Shapes with Play Dough
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Exploring Shapes with Play Dough

We are slightly obsessed with play dough here. I made six different colors last week just because we wanted some fresh dough to play with. I love that it works so well for learning so many different things! Today we had fun exploring shapes with play dough for the #ToolsforLearning Challenge. Join us on Instagram…

Free Printable Firefighter Play Dough Set
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Free Printable Firefighter Play Dough Set

Can I just say that my preschooler is super cute when it comes to saying “firefighter”?! She is so careful to enunciate each section, but can’t pronounce the letter “f” yet, so it sounds something like “pie pite”. I love it! I’m beyond thrilled that we have moved from less than 10 words 1 1/2…

Free Counting To 10 Printables for Learning
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Free Counting To 10 Printables for Learning

Counting to ten can be tricky for any preschooler learning to count. They have to realize that quantities and numerals are two different concepts and they have to keep all those numbers in order. This page is dedicated to hands-on and fun counting to 10 printables. Seasonal Counting to 10 Printables Valentine Number Mats by Life…

Free Sunflower Play Dough Mats for Numbers 11-20
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Free Sunflower Play Dough Mats for Numbers 11-20

Yesterday, I shared the sunflower play dough mats for numbers 1-10. These free sunflower play dough mats for numbers 11-20 are the next step in counting fun! Along with our other fun fall play dough mats for counting, you can have quite the collection to keep your kids interested in counting! You can see the full list…

Free Sunflower Play Dough Mats for Numbers 1-10
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Free Sunflower Play Dough Mats for Numbers 1-10

We love our play dough mats! This set is our newest & I’m excited to share them with you! Like our pirate play dough mats for counting, these don’t have to be used with only play dough (but they can be). Adding sunflower seeds as counting manipulatives makes these free sunflower play dough mats for…

Free Pirate Play Dough Mats Numbers 11-20
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Free Pirate Play Dough Mats Numbers 11-20

Yesterday, I shared with you our free pirate play dough mats for numbers 1-10 and today I have their accompanying set. These free pirate play dough mats for numbers 11-20 go right along with all the piratey fun that the 1-10 set gives! It’s perfect for kindergarteners who are learning all about numeracy! Materials needed…

Free Pirate Play Dough Mats Numbers 1-10
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Free Pirate Play Dough Mats Numbers 1-10

I know how much you all love play dough counting mats, so I have a new set for you (and three more coming out in the next week!). These free pirate play dough mats for numbers 1-10 are an excellent way to practice numeracy with your preschoolers and kindergarteners. With numerals, number words, ten-frame and…