60 + Fall and Winter Play Dough Centers and Activities for Preschool!
There are few sensory materials for preschoolers with the versatility of play dough: preschoolers can mold it, shape it, build with it, smash it, cut it, make pre-writing lines with it, count with it, and SO MUCH MORE. We’ve gathered the best of fall and winter play dough centers and activities for preschool from kid bloggers and preschool teachers and around the globe. We hope your own preschoolers enjoy the activities at center time in the classroom or at home this year.
Apple-Themed Play Dough Centers and Activities for Preschoolers!
Fall Apple Themes are fun when playful learning sensory activities are a part of daily explorations. These apple-themed fall play dough activities are perfect for use at home or in the classroom.
Apple-Themed Play Dough Counting Mats from Natural Beach Living
10 Apples Up On Top – an invitation to create and play from Buggy and Buddy
Apple-Spiced Play Dough Pre-Writing Line Paths Activity from The Preschool Toolbox
2 Ingredient Apple Play Dough from Rainy Day Mum
Apple Play Dough Prompts to Play and Create from Life at the Zoo
Apple Scented Play Dough and Free Apple Counting Mats for Preschool from The Preschool Toolbox
Cinnamon Apple Pie Play Dough from The Chirping Moms
Playdough Apple Orchard Counting Mats for the Numbers 1-10 from The Preschool Toolbox
Fall Play Dough Centers and Activities for Preschoolers!
The smells of fall provide important sensory information that will last long after the center activity for preschoolers. Come play and learn with hands-on play dough activities this fall.
Establishing REAL Relationships with NUMBERS and FREE Pumpkin Counting Mats for Preschool from The Preschool Toolbox
Fall Play Dough Math Games from Nurture Store
Play Dough Sensory Creations for Kids from Mama Smiles
Blackberry Play Dough Recipe from Rainy Day Mum
Autumn Scented Play Dough Invitation to Play from Clare’s Little Tots
Autumn Play Dough Forest Craft for Preschoolers from Kidz Activities
Montessori-Inspired Fall Play Dough Activities from Living Montessori Now
Free Fall Owl Playdough Counting Mats from Preschool Powol Packets
How to Prepare a Simple Fall Play Dough Montessori Tray from Living Montessori Now
Halloween Play Dough Centers and Activities for Preschoolers!
Non-scary Halloween sensory activities help preschoolers enjoy the delights of the fall holiday. These Halloween play dough centers and activities provide plenty of hands-on adventures in preschool.
Sensory Melting Halloween Play Dough from The Jenny Evolution
Five Little Pumpkins – a play dough re-telling activity from Growing Book by Book
Free Spider Play Dough Counting Mats from Preschool Powol Packets
Simple Halloween Play Dough Invitation to Play from Simple Fun for Kids
Monster Play Dough Counting Mats from PreKinders
Pumpkin Play Dough Invitation to Play from I Heart Crafty Things
Easy No-Cook Halloween Play Dough from Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Spider Web Play Dough Constructions from Rainy Day Mum
Pumpkin Taste-Safe Play Dough from Parenting Chaos
Insect or Spider Play Dough Mats from The Wise Owl Factory
Fall Play Dough Engineering Challenge from Capri + 3
Autumn Play Dough Centers and Activities for Preschoolers!
Exploring Autumn themed sensory play with play dough helps cement basic concepts from math to smells and small world play. Try the suggestions below for playful learning at its best.
Squirrel Play Dough Counting Mats from PreKinders
Fall-Themed Counting Mats for Preschoolers from The Preschool Toolbox
Turkey Play Dough Counting Mats from PreKinders
10 Free Fall Play Dough Mats from Totschooling
Making Salt Dough Leaves from The Life of Jennifer Dawn
Hazelnut Taste-Safe Play Dough from Parenting Chaos
Autumn Play Dough with Pasta Leaves – invitation to create and play from Nurture Store
Easy Play Dough Acorn Creations from The Gingerbread House
Autumnal Scavenger Hunt Play Dough Activity from Crafts On Sea
Woodland Play Dough Small World Play from Messy Little Monster
Christmas-Themed Winter Play Dough Centers and Activities for Preschoolers!
Christmas-themed winter play dough centers and activities are a fun way to play as the excitement and joy of the Christmas season takes hold. Keep preschoolers busy and playfully learning with play dough activities designed for the season.
Vintage Candy Cane Play Dough from KCEdventures
Reindeer Noses Play Dough Counting Mats for 1-to-1 Correspondence from The Preschool Toolbox
Free Differentiated Winter Play Dough Mats from The Wise Owl Factory
Winter Christmas Tree STE(A)M Building Challenge from The Preschool Toolbox
Christmas Tree Play Dough Counting Mats from Simple Fun for Kids
Candy Cane Play Dough and Free Counting Flags for Preschool from The Preschool Toolbox
Activities for The Polar Express: Free Cocoa Cups Play Dough Counting Mats for Preschoolers from The Preschool Toolbox
Peppermint Salt Dough Play from The Life of Jennifer Dawn
Gingerbread Latte Play Dough from Crafts On Sea
Gingerbread Play Dough Recipe and Play Suggestions from Buggy and Buddy
Gingerbread Play Dough Name Activity from Books and Giggles
Winter, Snow, and Snowmen Play Dough Centers and Activities for Preschoolers!
Bring the delights of the winter season inside with winter play dough centers and activities your preschoolers will love. Playful learning with hands-on sensory play dough activities will encourage important skills all winter long.
Snowman Features Play Dough Mats (and more adventure play prompts) from Adventure in a Box
How to Prepare a Simple Winter Playdough Montessori Tray from Living Montessori Now
Winter Preschool Dough Science: Fizzy Snow Dough from Preschool Powol Packets
Easy Snowman Building Activity from Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Winter Wonderland Play Dough Invitation to Play from Messy Little Monster
Winter Snowman Play Dough Factory from Buggy and Buddy
Winter Animal Playdough Counting Mats from Natural Beach Living
Snow Play Dough Invitation to Play from The Chaos and the Clutter
Snowflake Textured Play Dough from Learning and Exploring through Play
Snow Dough Creations from Clare’s Little Tots
Play Dough Bottle Cap Snowmen Invitation to Play from Simple Fun for Kids
Snowman Play Dough Creations (free printable accessories) from Messy Little Monster
Your preschoolers might also like these non-seasonal play dough activities:
Mondrian-Inspired STEAM Play Dough Color Block Challenge for Preschoolers from The Preschool Toolbox
Simple STEAM Playdough Shapes Building Challenge for Preschoolers from The Preschool Toolbox
Minions Back-to-School Playdough Counting Mats (#1-12) from The Preschool Toolbox