100 Free Playdough Mats

Playdough mats are an easy way to grow kids’ imaginations, develop fine motor skills and teach important skills like counting and the ABCs. This roundup of 100 free playdough mats includes some of our favorite finds from across the web.

Get inspired below and then hop over to join The Plato Pack so you can easily download ALL of our mats in one spot.

PRO TIP: Be sure to laminate the mats or slide them into a sheet protector before playing to keep the playdough from sticking.

Crafty Mats

In the mood to for an afternoon of crafting? These hands-on playdough mats will keep the kids designing and decorating for hours.

100+ FREE Playdough Mats. Fun craft mats, math activities and literacy activities. Great for preschool and kindergarten.

Decorate clothes and add silly faces to people. // Picklebums

If your kids are in an animal kind of mood, give them these farm yard mats. // Prekinders

Give butterflies, ladybugs and flowers a little pizzaz. // Itsy Bitsy Fun

Decorate a pavlova cake. // My Little Bookcase

Set up a crafty playdough bakery.// Prekinders

Literacy Playdough Mats

Talk about hands-on literacy! These mats make learning phonics and sight words fun for kids.

Tons of fun, FREE playdough mats for kids. Great way to practice reading, math and fine motor skills with preschool and kindergarten.

Work on digraphs like CH-, SH- and TH- .

Print a copy of these 26 playdough mats – one for each letter of the alphabet – and help kids begin learning letter sounds. // This Reading Mama

Give kids practice forming letters with these A to Z mats. // 123 Homeschool 4 Me

If you’d prefer having all of the letters on one sheet, print out this ABC version. // 1 + 1 + 1 = 1

Practice writing common animal words like dog, cat and pig. // Making Learning Fun

Math Playdough Mats

Whether you want to work on numbers, shapes or time, there are plenty of options that will make learning more motivating.

Fun math playdough mats for kids. They're all FREE!

Practice counting and number formation with a batch of bright and colorful cupcake counting mats.

Grab a box of toothpicks and a handful of playdough to build shapes!

Practice number formation. // Anonymous

Add apples to a tree and ten frame.

Let kids count the number of playdough chocolate chips they add to their cookie mat. // Coffee Cups and Crayons

Teach children about shapes with these free shape playdough mats. // Life Over Cs

Practice telling time by moving  hands on a clock. // This Reading Mama

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  1. Debbie

    I am trying to print your free 100 playdough mats but can’t seem to figure out how to do that. I don’t see the blue download button that you indicate I need to click on to then join the email list.

    • Kimberleigh

      Hi Debbie,

      Thanks for reaching out, I am happy to help.

      The free 100 Playdough Mats is a roundup post that we have done of playdough mats across the web.

      To access the mats, please find the mat you would like and click on the blue words to be directed to that particular download.

      I hope this helps!



  2. Gabriela de Amorim

    Obrigada por compartilhar!
    Os links de princesa e pirata não estão mais disponíveis 😉

    • Ashley

      You are most welcome!
      Thank you for letting us know the princess and pirate links are no longer working. We appreciate it!
      Ashley // Happiness Ambassador

  3. Ella


    Just a quick note to say a very big thank you. These resources are terrific and very much appreciated. It’s people like you that really do make a difference to all educators.


    • Ashley

      Thank you so much!
      Your kind words mean the world to us!
      We truly consider it a privilege to give back to educators!
      Hope you have a wonderful week!
      Ashley // Happiness Ambassador

  4. Aida Calle

    Thank you for these great resources

    • Ashley

      You are very welcome, Aida 😊
      Ashley // Happiness Ambassador



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