Play Dough is an easy and effective way to make phonics and phonological awareness center activities more ENGAGING and FUN! Use these Play Dough mats to practice phonics skills and help build fine motor skills. These mats are designed for Kindergarten and First Grade and are aligned with Common Core Standards.
Practice 16 phonics skills using play dough to form letters to help spell words and/or phonics patterns. These mats will help students work on a variety of phonemic awareness skills, such as phoneme isolation, phoneme segmentation, rhyming, and counting syllables. They are easy for Kindergarten or First Grade students to work on either in a center group or independently.
Here's what you'll get:
394 Phonics Play Dough Mats including these Kindergarten and First Grade skills:
•26 Letter Recognition Mats
•24 CVC Spelling Mats
•24 CVCe Spelling Mats
•26 Digraphs Mats
•40 Consonant Blends Mats
•34 Long Vowels Mats
•24 Diphthongs Mats
•50 Beginning Sound Mats
•22 Ending Sound Mats
•24 Middle Sounds (Short Vowels) Mats
•22 R Controlled Vowels Mats
•12 Soft c and g Mats
•12 Silent Letters- wr, kn, gn Mats
•20 3 Letter Blends
•Rhyming Pairs Mat with 28 Picture Cards (14 matches)
•Syllables Mat with 20 Picture Cards
Comes with both black and white or color printing options. All mats are half size, except for the Letter Recognition, Rhyming, and Syllables Mats.
Note: Some of these phonics mats (Letters, CVC Spelling, Digraphs, Consonant Blends, Diphthongs, Long Vowels, Soft c/g, Silent Letters, and 3 Letter Blends) are also found in theKindergarten Phonics Centers for the Year and theYearlong Kindergarten Phonics Curriculum.
Your students will enjoy using play dough to practice sounding out, building, and spelling words. It will keep them engaged and having so much fun they won’t even realize they are learning. Just prep… print the pages, laminate, and then cut to use these phonics play dough activity mats every year!
Simple and fun phonics practice with many benefits for your learners!
These play dough phonics mats are a multifaceted activity that can be used as center activity, morning work, early finisher activity, or at home practice.
✅Practices phonics skills for a wide variety of learners
✅Strengthens fine motor skills
✅Builds independent learning
✅Low prep center activity
✅Keeps students engaged and having fun
TEACHERS LIKE YOU SAID…
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I’ve been using this resource for two years. My kids love it. It is easy to pull out and use. The illustrations are very attractive. It helps the students develop fine motor skills. A great purchase!” -Sandra
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️”This packet is the best!! I have been trying to find ways to incorporate more play doh in my stations, as my students LOVE it but didn't know how other than letter building- this resource has been such a time saver for me!” -Nikki J.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️”My students typically come to me with weak fine motor skills, so these mats allow me to help them strengthen their little hands while learning their letters!” -Tammi J.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️”The kids get so excited when I take out this resource! Great way to make learning and word work fun!” -Tish R.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️”So excited to introduce this and add it to our Morning Tubs selection! I teach first but have a few friends who still need help with their letter recognition and formation, as well as some extra fine motor practice – so this will be perfect for them… and the rest of my Ones as well, because who doesn't love an excuse to use PlayDoh! Thank you!” – Sarah P.
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