# Number Playdough Mats

Playdough mats are such a fun way to introduce numbers to children, and with these we start right at the very beginning and work up! Start by simply creating the shape of the number with playdough to help your child "learn" it with their hands. The move on to our number playdough mats with counting activities and ten frames...

## Adding Eggs to the Nest

You can use these pages in many different ways. Children add the required number of eggs to the nest - from 1 to 10. Laminate the pages and use them as playdough mats, asking children to make the eggs out of playdough.

## Fruit and Vegetable Counting Playdough Mats

Count and colour the correct number of fruits and vegetables and then make a number shape out of playdough. Or ask the kids to put a blob of playdough on top of, or model, the correct number of fruit and veg.

## Guest Post - Some Ideas for Using Our Numbers to 10 Printables ...

This guest post from Shelley is packed full of great ideas for using our printable number resources for some fun hands-on maths activities with the kids. These are the pages used in the activities below:

## Monster Number Playdough Mats 0 to 10

Have some fun with these bright and appealing monster number playdough mats, each featuring a rather adorable monster to encourage the kids in their endeavours! Fill in the number with playdough and then put the correct number of blobs of playdough into the ten frame.

## Number Playdough Mats 0 to 9

Learning numbers is hands-on fun with these colourful playdough mats! We provide a little coloured-in image for inspiration but children should be encouraged to do whatever they like to decorate their number once they have made the shape.

## Simple Number Mats 1 to 10

You can use this set of simple number mats, featuring numbers 1 to 10, in many ways. Start by counting the dots, using a finger with youngest children. Then give children a pile of counters and help them count out the correct number, covering over the dots one by one.

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