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Shape Playdough Mats for Fine Motor Development

PDF | 11 pages|Grades: K, F - F

A set of 6 shape playdough mats to help children develop their fine motor skills and identify different 2D shapes.

Print and laminate these playdough mats and have children re-create the different shapes with playdough.

This early years activity assists with fine motor development and shape recognition.

Shapes included:

  • circle
  • square
  • triangle
  • star
  • pentagon
  • hexagon
  • rectangle
  • heart
  • ellipse
  • octagon
  • diamond
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Lauren Hunt

Fantastic resource!
Would love to see some more 2D shapes added eg: rectangle, diamond, octagon and heart. TIA!

Lauren Hunt · May 6th, 2018

Holly (Teach Starter)

Thanks Lauren! Let me see what we can do.

Holly (Teach Starter) · May 7th, 2018

Holly (Teach Starter)

Hey Lauren,
We have added some more shapes to this resource.
Many thanks for your suggestion.

Holly (Teach Starter) · Jun 25th, 2018

Selanie Etta

Awesome! Could we please get these with number templates too, with perhaps a ten frame underneath for them to place the correct number of dots?

Selanie Etta · Mar 20th, 2018

Holly (Teach Starter)

Hey Selanie,
Thanks so much for your suggestion. I have added that to our resource request list.

Holly (Teach Starter) · Mar 22nd, 2018

Holly (Teach Starter)

Hi Selanie, we have now added this resource to the website. Feel free to check it out – http://bit.ly/2pKfQT6.

Holly (Teach Starter) · Mar 28th, 2018

Resource Updates

  • Additional shapes added to this resource.

    Addition by Holly (Teach Starter) Jun 24th, 2018

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