Make a large number 1 out of playdough and cover over just one of the carrots on this playdough mat - the first in a set of 10 based on fruit and vegetables.
Counting Playdough Mats
Copying the shape of a number out of playdough is a great way for children to really learn and absorb that features of that number. We've provided some lovely big numbers on these playdough mats, then added the extra challenge of a counting activity too. Print out the whole set and laminate them so that you can use them over and over again with just a quick wipe clean when needed.
Here's the number 10 in our set of fruit and vegetable counting playdough mats - and this one features pumpkins, so grab the orange playdough and get counting!
Form the letter 2 out of playdough and the cover over two apples. Good counting practice and lots of fun too!
Make the number 3 out of playdough using the number on this playdough mat as a guide - then cover over three cabbages!
Can the kids count four bananas, and cover them (or make mini bananas) with playdough? We've also provided a big number 4 for them to model with their playdough...
Grab your orange playdough and count out 5 oranges to cover over, then make a big number 5 out of playdough too...
If you have red playdough to hand, it would be perfect for this number 6 counting playdough mat (from our set of numbers 1 to 10). It's a fun way for the kids to learn their numbers and practice their counting skills.
The kids could use green, red, yellow or orange playdough for this number 7 counting mat. Make the number 7 then count out 7 peppers to cover over...
Here is number 8 in our set of counting playdough mats featuring fruit and veg - and this one is full of pears! Model the number 8 and then make 8 mini-pears to practice counting skills.