Chinese New Year Playdough Mats

NEW! Here are some of our popular playdough mats on a Chinese New Year theme. Have fun making lanterns, fireworks, goldfish and more.
 

Bowl Of Rice Playdough Mat

Bowl Of Rice Playdough Mat

Rice is one of the staple foods of China. Making lots of small pieces of rice from playdough is going to be a great way to encourage children to work on their fine motor skills! But of course they can add some vegetables, and meat too...

Chinese Dragon Playdough Mat

Chinese Dragon Playdough Mat

This playdough mat can be enjoyed by older children as well as younger kids. Use the outline of the dragon to mold your own on top, giving him as little or as much detail as you want and making him multi-coloured or plan, stripy or spotty or something in between!

Chinese Lanterns Playdough Mat

Chinese Lanterns Playdough Mat

Chains of lanterns hung up make Chinese New Year look very festive. Use playdough to add more lanterns to this chain.  

Chinese Lion Playdough Mat

Chinese Lion Playdough Mat

This head of a Chinese lion needs a long body and tail if it is going to dance! Can children make a colourful one from playdough?

Chinese New Year Meal Playdough Mat

Chinese New Year Meal Playdough Mat

What will you serve as a festive meal this Chinese New Year? Children can make playdough dumplings and noodles to add to this plate. Or perhaps fortune cookies?

Chinese Papercut Playdough Mat

Chinese Papercut Playdough Mat

Chinese papercuts are very pretty but far too difficult for small hands. This Chinese papercut playdough mat is a much safer option! Children can use playdough to make a papercut inspired pattern.

Cityscape Fireworks Playdough Mat

Cityscape Fireworks Playdough Mat

Our cityscape is already bright and cheerful but it would look even better with some playdough fireworks exploding overhead! Print our cityscape fireworks playdough mat on to card and laminate to use over and over again.

Goldfish Bowl Playdough Mat

Goldfish Bowl Playdough Mat

Use some orange playdough to make this goldfish a friend! It might be fun for a pet project or Chinese New Year, when goldfish are seen as lucky.

Oranges Playdough Mat

Oranges Playdough Mat

Bowls of oranges are often displayed at Chinese New Year as they are associated with wealth. Children can make their own bowl of oranges with the help of our playdough mat and some orange playdough.

Rooster Playdough Mat

Rooster Playdough Mat

Use your playdough to finish off this rooster. He needs feet and a beak of course, not to forget a crest and a wattle!

Willow Pattern Plate Playdough Mat

Willow Pattern Plate Playdough Mat

Willow pattern is actually English in origin but was inspired by Chinese pottery. Children can make a Chinese style scene from playdough to decorate this plate.

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