Free Apple Playdough Mats

Activity for ages 2 to 5.

We love playdough recipes and activities! With fall just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to whip up a batch of oh-so-yummy green apple playdough and get some hands-on number practice. These free apple playdough mats are a perfect preschool math activity for fall.

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Getting Ready

We didn’t have any playdough on hand so the kids and I pulled out a few supplies and made a batch of squishy, soft green apple playdough. Then I printed the playdough number mats {HERE} on cardstock to give them extra durability, cut them apart, and laminated them to keep the playdough from sticking to the surface. Free Apple Playdough Mats for Preschool. I cut out the cards, leaving a .25 inch lamination border around each one. Then I called my boys over to join me.

Free Playdough Mats

Middle Brother {age 4} is all about numbers these days so he was excited to get his hands on the playdough. He grabbed the number one card first and rolled a small piece of playdough into a mini apple for the tree. FREE Apple Playdough Number Mats Then he rolled a playdough snake into a line to shape his one and added a ball to the ten frame at the bottom. {Ten frames are a great way to help kids see how the numbers 1-10 relate to each other and develop number sense using 5 and 10 as benchmarks.}Free Apple Playdough Mats

Grab Your Playdough Mats

Ready to play?! Click the blue button below to download your set of free apple playdough mats and then try out our squishy green apple playdough recipe.

Find More

On the hunt for even more apple themed activities for kids? Check out these fun ideas from some of my favorite kid bloggers. 16 awesome apple activities for kids. Craft projects, math games, free printables... tons of stuff!


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Felt Apple Pie Making Kit // Still Playing School

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Free Apple Orchard I Spy and Scavenger Hunt // Life Over Cs

Apple Tree Quiet Book // Teach Me Mommy

Apple Number Match Up Activity // Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Apple Color Sorting // Modern Preschool

Apple Puzzle Making // Play and Learn Everyday

Apple Collage // Powerful Mothering

Apple Print Animal Art Activity // Liz’s Early Learning Spot

Toy Apple Busy Bag // Study at Home Mama

Farmer Brown Has Five Red Apples Song with Counting Printable // Stay at Home Educator

Apple Time Write and Wipe // Fairy Poppins

Apples // Think Magnet

Apples Up on Top Name Activity // Fun-A-Day

Apple Patterns // The Kindergarten Connection

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1 Comment

  1. rebekah

    Everything I try to print off of your website is not printing correctly. For example I tried to print the apple playdough cards and there is big black curved lines through the middle of the card and the conversation heart books had weird swirl/scribbles all over them. I wanted to purchase some things but i am not going to bc they wont print correctly. Any ideas on what the problem is?



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