Need a fun festive counting activity to do with little ones? Try these gingerbread man play dough counting mats to help them count up to 10.
Not just for counting but you can use the mats to practice addition and subtraction skills up to 10 as well.
Play dough mats is the perfect activity to help little ones exercise their hand muscles as the roll and pinch their play dough.
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You can have fun with this activity using brown or any color play dough.
Your kids can decorate the gingerbread man any way the like with rolled up play dough.
Then you can have them count out the number and then have them roll that many play dough balls to add to the play dough mats.
The act of pulling, pinching and rolling play dough really works those tiny hand muscles to get them ready for writing.
This fun counting activity will give your child a creative activity to do while practicing their counting and math skills. Grab it now.
Print the gingerbread man play dough mats PDF below:
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