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Boost your little builder’s fine motor skills with these free construction playdough mats.

Benefits of Learning with Playdough

Playdough is a fantastic sensory play experience that encourages important skills for your early learner.

Strengthens Grip
Squeezing, squishing, and warming up the playdough helps to strengthen your student’s grip.

Builds Fine Motor Skills
Rolling the dough into pieces and flattening it to fill the shape on the playdough mat helps boost your student’s fine motor skills.

Advances Vocabulary
The playdough mats include new construction themed vocabulary words for your students to learn.

You can find our index of playdough activities on this page.

What’s Included in Construction Playdough Mats Set?

The set includes five different printable playdough mats featuring construction vehicles.

  • Crane Playdough Mat
  • Bulldozer Playdough Mat
  • Backhoe Playdough Mat
  • Cement Truck Playdough Mat
  • Dump Truck Playdough Mat

How to Get Started with the Construction Themed Playdough Mats

The printable playdough mats are easy to use.

  1. Print the shape playdough mats.
  2. Laminate the mat, or put it in a Dry Erase Sleeve or page protector. This will increase the life of the mat.
  3. Gather playdough.
  4. Show your student how to roll, stretch, and use the playdough to make the construction vehicle on the mat. As you play, introduce or review the vehicle names to boost vocabulary.

If your student loves these playdough mats, consider adding this construction playdough kit to your student’s learning time.

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