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 then hop over to become a VIP Plato Pack member so you can get all of the tools, strategies and support you need to reach ALL of your learners.

100 Free Playdough MatsPRO 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

100 Free Playdough Mats

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

Caught the Playdough Bug?!

We did, too!  Join the most valuable teaching membership for pre-K, kindergarten and first grade teachers: The Plato Pack!

Similar Posts


  1. Thank you so much for sharing all of these great mats! I am teaching a virtual preschool class. I print and laminate a mats each month and send it home with some play dough. It’s a great interactive activity to do on Zoom!

  2. Hello!

    These are such a great resource! Our county was doing a training and provided this link for 100 free playdough mats. I can’t seem to find them anywhere. Do you know where they are located?

  3. Wow, thank you so much for this. I have shared this link with my Small business Mums, who are looking at ways to keep their children occupied whilst they work from home.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.