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July 3, 2023
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Grab these super cute free printable playdough mats for a hands-on color matching activity! These color pencil playdough mats help children work on color recognition, strengthening hand muscles rolling play doh,  and includes other playdough activities. Use this color matching printable with toddler, ppreschool, and kindergartenage children. Simply print the printable playdough mats and you are ready to play and learn.

Free printable playdough mats

Get ready to embark on a colorful adventure that will bring loads of fun and learning to your little ones. We all know that playdough is like magic in early childhood education, right? Well, get ready to take that magic to a whole new level by adding a splash of color! In this blog post, we’re diving deep into the world of pencil color playdough printables. So, grab your aprons and let’s get our hands dirty with some awesome playdough creations! Get ready for a colorful journey that will make your kids giggle, explore, and learn like never before. Let’s dive in, shall we?

Download this FREE Rainbow Pencil playdough Printable Activity for kids today and use it with your toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners to practice their fine motor skills this back to school season. This is also a fabulous back to school ideas for a learning center in August and September with the fun school supplies theme.

Printable playdough mats

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says<< Download >>. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the template.

Color matching activity

These free color playdough mats are perfect for a back to school center! These are designed to keep your students engaged while they’re learning about colors and working on those fine motor skills.

The printable includes a variety of colorful pencil themed playdough mats, that will captivate your learners and keep them engaged! Each page features an image of a colored pencil and it’s corresponding color name (in dotted letters) which is perfect for a learner who is learning about their colors!

Whether your students are learning their colors for the first time or practicing their color recognition skills, these mats are a fantastic resource to have in your classroom.

Color matching activity

Developing Fine Motor Skills with Playdough

Not only do these color-themed playdough mats promote color recognition, but they also enhance fine motor skills development. As children roll, pinch, and shape the playdough to fit the images on the mats, they strengthen their hand muscles and improve their hand-eye coordination. It’s a hands-on experience that combines creativity, cognitive skills, and motor development into one engaging activity.

Color matching printable

This printable include 11 color pencil themed playdough mats. These are LOW-PREP color centers.

Each page comes with a colored pencil picture along with the word of the color at the bottom of the page for learners to trace.

The following colors are included in the printable:

    • Black
    • Blue
    • Brown
    • Green
    • Grey
    • Pink
    • Orange
    • Purple
    • Red
    • Yellow
    • White

Color matching activities for preschool

    • Free printable (download it at the end of the blog post)
    • Printer
    • Laminator
    • Playdough (different colors)

Printable playdough mats

Color match activity for kindergarten

Print out the pages you need.

Ideally for this activity, since it includes using playdough, I would recommend laminating the pages before using them.

Provide your learners with the different colors of playdough and let them have a go at the activity!

Back to school ideas

Are you wondering how to make the most of our Color Playdough Printables in your classroom? We’ve got you covered with some fantastic ideas and suggestions to bring these mats to life and maximize the fun and learning for your students.

To get started, simply print out the playdough mats and laminate them for durability. This way, you can reuse them over and over again, ensuring they withstand countless playdough creations. Once the mats are ready, invite your students to join in the colorful adventure. Provide them with a variety of vibrant playdough colors and let their imaginations soar.

Playdough activities

To take the playdough experience to the next level, consider incorporating additional props or tools. For example, you can offer small objects that match the colors they are using to accompany the mats. This adds an extra element of storytelling and opens up opportunities for imaginative play. You can also introduce rolling pins, cookie cutters, or textured tools to enhance the sensory exploration and creativity.

The beauty of the Color Playdough Printables is that they offer endless possibilities for play. Encourage your students to mix colors, blend shades, and create their own unique color combinations. They can sculpt different shapes, and make different things. Introduce fun challenges by asking students to create a ‘fun’ color pencil.

With the Color Playdough Printables, the playdough experience becomes an exciting journey of color exploration, sensory play, and imaginative creation. So, grab your playdough and let the colorful adventure begin!

Playdough Activies

  • TONS of free printable playdough mat
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  • Gumball Number Mats to play and learn with playdoh, FREE Number Playodugh Mats 1-10, counting construction playdough mats, or versatile free printable numbers 1-10 for preschoolers, ice cream pattern printable with playdough, watermelon seed counting activity,
  • Parts of a Book for Kids Playdough Activity with free printable
  • Hands-on, Playful Alphabet Playdough Mats – make the capital letter and complete the picture or these upper and lowercase alphabet playdough mats with tracing practice, and these simple alphabet playdough mats
  • Human Body Playdough Mats for learning about bones, circulation, organs, and systems
  • Themed Cards: Transportation playdough mats, pet animal playdough mats, jungle animal playdough mats, tools playdough pattern mats, emotions playdough mats, one fish two fish printables, birthday cake activity for preschool, instrument activity for preschoolers, color matching pencils free printable playdough mats
  • Cute Monster shapes, shape flower playdough mats,
  • Seasonal Fall Playdough Mats or these fall playdough mats, apple playdough mats, thanksgiving playdough mats, cute Christmas Playdough Mats, winter playdough mats, spring playdough mats, summer playdough mats, playdoh corn counting activity
  • Favorite Playdough Recipes including: edible pumpkin playdough, easy marshmallow playdough, 2-ingredient easy playdough recipe, scented apple pie playdough, easy peanut butter playdough, jello strawberry playdough, fun watermelon playdough, quick conditioner playdough, amazing ice cream play doh, epic color changing playdough, quick peeps playdough, hot chocolate playdough recipe, kool aid playdough, playful funfetti playdough, peppermint stretchy playdough, fall candy corn playdough recipe, lemonade playdough, sceted apple pie playdough
  • See all our free printable playdough mats preschool playdough mats, kindergarten playdough mats

Color Activities for Kids

Help making learning colors fun with these color worksheets, color printables, preschool color books, and lots of hands-on color activities for kids. Plus don’t miss our kindergarten color activities or colors preschool activities.

  • Color Worksheets, super cute color the color worksheets , preschool color matching worksheets, painting worksheets, octopus color printables
  • Grab these color flashcards or these color flahscards, handy color puzzle printable, these color words printable puzzles, spin the wheel and match with these free printable color matching worksheets, free fruit loop rainbow template, summer color game, playdough color matching activity
  • Try these fun hole punching colour recognition activity, free color sorting printable, farm color sorting mat, or fruit loop preschool umbrella craft , puzzle color activities for preschool printable pdf, colour matching goodnight gorilla activities
  • Learning colors printables free, this my color book printable, cute mouse paint free pdf worksheets, free printable mini books pdf learning colors, chameleon worksheet pack, color crayon worksheet
  • Cute, free printable color kite activity, dinosaur matching game printable, fun color crayons printable craft, sandcastle colour matching activity, color matching octopus craft, pearl color matching activity
  • Lego BINGO – printable color game
  • Easy capillary action experiment, grow rainbow crystals, learn about how things dissolve with jelly bean science experiment, colorful polymer experiments at home, simple oil and water experiment worksheet
  • Play with colors: painting with cars, frozen erruptions – rainbow activities for preschoolers, fidget color games for kids, colorful edible sand, must try rainbow slime, colorful rainbow in a jar density experiment

Grab these cute FREE printable colored pencil playdough mats for a hands-on color matching activity for toddler, preschool, & kindergarten!

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