These Summer playdough mats for kids are great for engaging in sensory play during the summer. With themes like the beach, 4th of July, and bugs!
Playdough mats are so much fun for children to play with. Playing with play dough is a great way for children to practice fine motor skills and engage in sensory play. These Summer playdough mats use fun themes to make a fun summer activity for kids.
Summer Playdough Mats to Print
In the Summer, we enjoy discovering a number of different themes. From nature activities like observing different life cycles and plants and trees to celebrating holidays such as the 4th of July.
What are Playdough Mats?
Playdough mats are sheets of paper that can laminated for repeated use, that serve as prompts for creating with playdough.
While creative expression is always encouraged with playdough, these playdough mats can serve as extensions for learned material, allowing children to really make sense of that which they have learned.
Printable Summer Playdough Mats for Kids
Check out the printable Summer playdough mats below, and click through to print!
4th of July Playdough Mat: Celebrate the star and stripes with this fun playdough mat. Children can practice creating the American flag out of red, white and blue dough. They can make fireworks, and practice writing the number 4!
Life Cycle of a Butterfly Playdough Mat: This is a fun life cycle investigation mat. Children will learn how a caterpillar hatches from an egg, turns into a chrysalis and then emerges as a butterfly. They can decide what color and pattern they want to make on their butterfly!
Beach Playdough Mat: Even if you don’t have a beach nearby to enjoy in the Summer, a beach theme is always one that is fun to explore. From seashells to sand pails and beach balls, this playdough mat will make kids feel like they are playing at the beach!
Which Summer playdough mat will you print first? Have so much fun playing with these!