Kids will have fun practicing counting to 10 with these free printable Birthday Cake Playdough Mats. These playdough mats are such fun way to sneak on some counting math with a fun birthday theme! Use these birthday cake printable with toddler, preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age children. THis count and trace activity is sure to help keep young children learning and engaged!
Birthday Cake Playdough Mats
These super cute birthday cake playdough mats are a fun way for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners to practice how to count to 10, trace numbers 1-10, and even work as a hands-on color matching activity. These free playdough mats to make learning to count fun and tangible. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this birthday cake activity for preschool for a birthday theme, celebration, unbirthday party, or cute hands-on preschool math activity.
Birthday cake printable
Start off by printing the 10 pages in color. There is one for numbers 1-10. Then I suggest laminating – mostly to make them reusable since they are in color.
For each birthday cake craft for preschoolers, students will identify the number on the upper write hand corner. They can trace the number with their finger. Then, they will use playdough to make the correct number of birthday candles for the cake. I suggest encouraging kids to count the candles when they are all on the cake.
HINT: This can be done using birthday candles that students just count out, but we really enjoyed playing with playdough. Plus using playdough can help strengthen little hands so they are ready for writing.
Birthday cake activity for preschool
Next, kids can practice tracing numbers at the bottom of the sheet with a dry erase marker (if you laminated your math worksheets). Again, the numbers at the bottom correspond with the number of candles on the birthday cake playdough mat.
Color Matching Activity
This is such a fun, hands on math activity for preschoolers, toddlers, prek students, and more. There are lots of extension possibilities with this activity such as matching colors, ordering candles by size, drawing candles, etc.
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