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

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Vanessa Levin

Vanessa Levin is the creator and found of the popular early childhood blog, Pre-K Pages and Preschool Spot. She enjoys helping teachers learn how to teach well and save time, and find the extraordinary in their classrooms. You're invited to connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram for more time-saving tips to help you teach well!

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  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. 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. 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.