Counting Easter Playdough Printables

Counting Easter Playdough Mats

free playdough mats for april with toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarters for hands on educational activities
Written by Nadia

Easter and Spring is around the corner! Time for fun learning, just like this Easter number mats! Use with play dough, dry erase markers, play or real Easter eggs to practice number recognition, counting and even simple sums!

FREE Counting Easter Playdough Mats - toddler, preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids will have fun practicing counting to 10 with this fun, hands on counting activity for spring. Strengthen hand muscles with play doh while while forming numbers and practicing counting too #playdoughmats #playdoh #easter #preschool

Number Mats

Counting mats are such a versatile learning tool! These playdough mats can be used with a multi sensory approach to make learning not only fun, but great for hands on learning while strengthing ahnd muscles. We like to use one of our favorite play dough recipes like Edible Peeps Playdough, Amazing Kool Aid Playdough Recipe, or our 2 ingredient soft Play doh Recipe. with these playdoh mats. They can also be used with mini manipulatives like Easter themed mini erasers (eggs, carrots) or jelly beans, peeps, or dry erase markers. We have tons of other fun, creative, and FREE preschool math resources for your pre k student. fun, educational easter activity for preschoolers making easter eggs out of play doh and counting easter eggs in printable easter basket number mat

Easter math

This Easter counting activity is perfect for teachers, parents, and homeschoolers who want to help kids get a little extra pracie counting to 10 while strengthening fine motor skils. Use this as extra practice, spring or Easter center, or as a fun easter activity for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Start out by scrolling to the bottom of this post, under the terms of use, and clicking on the text link that says >> Downlaod <<. The pdf file will open for you to print in color and laminate for durability (or use dry-erase pockets for a quick alternative). use a dry erase marker, play dough, mini erasers, or peeps with our free printable easter math

Easter Activities for Preschoolers

This educational spring activity for toddler, preschool, pre k, and kindergarten age students is a great math activity. We love making learning FUN! You can either use the mats by providing play dough (or slime) and use as a play dough activity- perfect for the Maths or Play dough centre. The child recognise the number and forms that number of “play dough” eggs to place in the basket. The number can also be formed with play dough- practising number formation.  
Extension Ideas:
  • Start with some eggs and have children tell you how many eggs are missing to make the featured number
  • Have students practice counting on from the number of easter eggs you put in the baskets to the number on the top of the worksheet
  • Use two number mats at the same time to make up a sum (addition). Fill in the eggs, write the sum and count all of the eggs to get the answer to write down.
  • Subtraction – use one card and fill in the eggs. Use a die to determine how much to subtract and then simply erase that number of eggs to get the total.
practice counting, addition, missing numbers, adding on, and more with these numbers mats. the perfect spring math activities for preschoolers

Playdough Mats

Check out all our  free play doh mats to practice a variety or math, alphabet, lieteracy, and early learning topics Young children often need hands-on activities like this to visualise concepts and develop number sense, comparing numbers etc.(the number 1 basket and the number 10 basket will look quite different when filled in). It also makes learning interactive and so much more fun! I am sure your kindys or preschoolers will enjoy these Easter number mats and all the ways they could learn in a fun way! Download your free copy today!

FREE Easter Printables

Looking for more easter printables to help kids practice a variety of math and literacy skills? We have worksheets, games and activities to help kids practice.   free playdough mats for april with toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarters for hands on educational activities

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Nadia is South African mom to two littlies, a former preschool teacher and currently working as a reading therapist at a remedial school. She blogs over at about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher.

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