Counting Cookie Mats

Cookie Jar Play Dough Counting Mats

These free, printable cookie jar mats will provide your students with a fun way to develop number sense and fine motor skills. Just print the number cards and one mat for each child in your small group and laminate. Cut the cards apart and place in the middle of the table. The children will draw a card and then make the corresponding number of cookies using play dough to place in the cookie jar.

I also included my absolute favorite play dough recipe for you, it’s so much better than store bought! You can add a few drops of food coloring, vanilla extract, or scented oils for more realistic cookies.

To download this free printable click on the link below:
Cookie Jar Play Dough Counting Mats


  1. Thanks for the cute idea to expand the play dough activity. I like to use laminated mats at table time when we play. It provides a visual boundary for my new three year olds as they learn to play alongside their friends.

  2. linda says:

    Thanks for the cute printable. I have some cookie magnets I bought years ago and never quite knew what to do with them. Instead of playdoh, I think I will use the magnets along with magnetic numbers on a cookie sheet. Of course, now that school’s out, I have to wait to try it out on the kiddos :( , but I’m sure they’ll love it!

  3. christa says:

    Thanks I am going to use this with my pk kids! They will love it!

  4. Pauline Teoh says:

    You are a wonderful preschool educator with great ideas and passion for the young ones.