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From the cool crisp air and the brightly colored leaves to the apples and the pumpkins that just seem to appear everywhere, there is so much to love about the fall season.
And if you and your preschooler or kindergartner can work on skills and concepts like handwriting, colors, and fine motor skills while celebrating all things fall with a set of colorful fall playdough mats, it gets even better!
Free Printable Fall Playdough Mats
Playdough mats have long been one of my favorite quick, low prep activities for preschoolers and kindergartners.
They can be made to work with every theme, season, and holiday imaginable and kids can work on so many different concepts and skills while they’re using them.
Besides the basic ones like colors and shapes, they’ll also have the opportunity to work on fine motor skills, handwriting, vocabulary, and more!
And with these free printable fall playdough mats, they’ll have the chance to create all of the things that are synonymous with fall.
- Hay bale
They’ll fit perfectly into your fall theme and best of all, they take no time at all to prep!
Prepping and Using this Fall Activity
Getting these fall playdough mats ready for your students is an absolute breeze!
You’ll just need to print them off, cut them in half as they print two to a page, and run them through your laminator.
When you’re all done, you’ll have 10 brand new fall playdough mats for your students to choose from!
Pair them with your favorite playdough (grab our color surprise playdough recipe to really wow your students) and they’re ready to go!
Once they’ve chosen a picture to create, they’ll strengthen their fine motor skills, work on hand-eye coordination, and enhance their vocabularies as they squish and mold the playdough, build their picture, and name the fall item.
And to finish it off, they can work on their handwriting skills and their pencil grasp as they trace the name of the item with a dry erase marker!
Perfect for learning at home with your own preschooler or with a classroom full of them, these fall playdough mats are a fantastic way to work on a number of different skills while learning about and celebrating all things fall!