From cows to pigs, kids love farm animals! And, these Farm Animal Alphabet Play Dough Mats are a fun way to celebrate your children’s favorite animals as they practice learning the ABC’s!
Pair this letter recognition resource with your favorite themed books to extend the activity and learn more about life on a farm.
This sensory activity is not only entertaining but educational too! Your pre-readers will create a farm animal out of play dough and then work on letter knowledge by practicing letter formation and letter writing.
As as your kids squeeze, roll, and squish the play dough, they will also develop their dexterity, fine motor skills, hand muscle strength and more. These skills are so important for pre-writers!
Getting Ready To Use The Farm Animal Letter Play Dough Mats:
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- 8 Farm Play Dough & Letter Mats
The farm animals are a cow, horse, rooster, sheep, pig, goat, chicken, and dog.
What’s Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock
- Laminating Pouches
- Play Dough
- Dry Erase Marker
To prepare this letter recognition activity, fill out the form below. Next, download and print the mats on white card stock.
Next, laminate the mats or put them in reusable dry erase pockets.
Then, try making our Kool-Aid Play Dough to use with these mats. It’s a sensory-friendly recipe that smells so sweet and is soft to touch. Your kids will have so much fun making it too!
How To Use The Farm Play Dough & Letter Mats:
To begin playing with this sensory activity, your kids will pick a play dough and letter mat.
Next, they will say the name of the animal and the letter and sound it begins with.
Your children will then use play dough to form the farm animal.
Finally, your kids will trace the letters that the picture begins with and the word.
These Farm Animal Play Dough & Letter Mats are a fun way for your kids to practice pre-reading skills and letter recognition including beginning sounds, letter formation, and writing letters.
More Farm Activities for Kids:
If you are looking for more farm-themed literacy activities, try these fun resources!
You May Also Like These Alphabet Play Dough Mats:
These low-prep Alphabet Play Dough Mats are a fun, hands-on way for your students to work on letter formation, sounds, fine motor skills, and so much more!
This interactive alphabet activity can be used for morning tubs, literacy centers, or early finishers in any preschool or kindergarten classroom.
Click on the picture below to learn more about this letter recognition activity for your preschoolers and kindergarteners!
Download The Farm Alphabet Play Dough Mats:
To get the free printable Farm Animal Alphabet Play Dough Mats, fill out the form below.