Kids will have fun decorating Gingerbread houses while working on making and completing patterns with this super cute, free printable Christmas math activities. Using these Christmas playdough mats is an engaging activity for toddler, preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age children. Students will love working on this hands-on math activity in December even more than using Christmas Worksheets.
Christmas Math Activities
We love using fun Christmas themed activities to keep kids engaged and to make learning fun during the holiday season. This gingerbread house activity helps toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners practice completing patterns with a fun Christmas math activity! Simply use the free Christmas playdough mats and your favorite playdough recipe and you are ready to have fun finishing the Christmas lights on the math mats for December! This engaging activity is way more fun than a Christmas Math Worksheet to help kids learn in December.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this hands-on math activity! Use it as extra practice, math center in your classroom, or supplement to you homeschool math curriculum.
Christmas Playdough Mats
Print the Christmas printables in color, on cardstock or laminate for durability. There is winter scene gingerbread house Christmas Playdough mat and 8 different pattern strips for your student to use as task cards.
Cut out the house mats and pattern strips.
Patterns for Preschool
Preschoolers will pick one pattern strip at a time. Then they will make circles out of playdough and place them on the roof line to decorate the gingerbread house following the pattern.
Christmas math activities for preschoolers
Students will repeat the pattern as many times as they need so that they can cover the whole roof. This is such a fun, hands-on math activity for Christmas!
You can also use this activity with gumdrops, mini light bulb manipulative, unifix cubes, or other colored holiday items.
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