Alphabet Playdough Mats (lowercase)


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  • Oct 8th

    Letter formation and sound recognition.
    Do you have a copy where the k is not curly?

    • Oct 8th

      Hi Chayil-M,
      Thank you for taking the time to get in touch. We do have alternative versions of this resource available, including a straight k version. You can see all the different options below the pink 'Download' button in the 'Alternative versions' box. If there is anything else we can help with, please let us know! :)

  • Sep 1st

    Awesome, laminated these sheets and started using them today

  • Jun 19th

    Teaching phonics to my 4year old

  • May 29th

    I intend to use these mats with lower ability children in my class as they respond very well to tactile activities, they seem to maintain their focus much better when doing hands-on work.

    • May 29th

      Hi MatthewSomers,
      Thank you very much for commenting! It's great to hear from you :)

  • Apr 26th

    I would use this for a little girl who has cerebral palsy to assist in her fine motor skill and alphabet recognistion

  • Apr 14th

    phonics resources, thanks :)

  • Mar 14th

    For Kindergarten students learning their letters

  • Mar 14th

    At home..

  • Mar 11th

    Just to have when I am looking after grand-children TFS

  • Mar 7th

    letter formation

  • Mar 6th

    Would be good to have the Australian Victorian font!

  • Feb 8th

    needed some bright colourful mats for the playdough in the class

  • Feb 8th

    It is a wonderful play-based way for children to not only develop their letter/sound recognition but also to practice correct letter formations.

  • Feb 7th

    For play dough time with grandchildren

  • Jan 22nd

    For play dough time

  • Nov 20th

    play dough table time

  • Oct 26th

    Doing Phonics But Don't Like The Fact That It's Playdough

    • Oct 26th

      Hi angelabennett,

      I'm sorry to hear that you are not happy with this resource.

      What would you like this resource to involve instead of playdough?

      I hope you have a lovely day! : )

  • Oct 15th

    I'll use it during phonics classes for letter formation using playdough.

  • Oct 2nd

    I'll use this during phonics

  • Sep 24th

    Would use for playdough mats but we use the other 'k' in our school.. Could you provide an alternate version with the other k please?

    • Sep 24th

      Hi Nblake,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

    • Sep 25th

      Hi there Nblake,
      Our lovely teacher and design teams have completed this for you and emailed the new resource, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download on the website soon.

  • Sep 23rd

    To introduce letters to early learners using whiteboard markers or dough. A great resource!

  • Sep 15th

    good for letter formation

  • Sep 15th


  • Sep 13th

    To begin letter formation and recognition in nursery/reception setting.

  • Aug 31st

    working in Mission school

  • Aug 29th

    For my group I am incharge of in the private setting I work for.

  • Aug 28th

    use for play dough

  • Aug 28th

    To teach Phonics to chinese kids!!! According to what I've been reading: before doing CVC is important that kids recognize letters, so I plan to use this as the approach to letter recognition and then using CVC to develop reading abilities... any suggestion will be highly appreciate :)

  • Aug 25th

    For teaching the alphabet.

  • Aug 21st


  • Aug 20th

    initial sound revision. Thanks :-)

  • Aug 20th


  • Aug 18th

    playdough alphabet

  • Jul 3rd


    • Jul 3rd

      Hi lintonsa,
      That's a great idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jun 12th

    Using this as an independent activity for reading rotations. My little group have lots of trouble with letter recognition and fine motor skills!

    • Jun 12th

      Hi missgwilson,
      That's a lovely idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jun 1st

    learning letter sound recognition for dyslexics

    • Jun 1st

      Hi MGerhard, thanks for sharing. :)

  • May 17th

    letter recognition and fine motor

  • May 7th

    I am having to use these for a CLL topic box....these will be a perfect starting point

  • May 7th

    fine motor and letter recognition

  • Apr 11th

    Support literacy in the creative area.

  • Apr 8th

    Support literacy in the creative area.

  • Mar 24th

    Special needs child - playdough and motor control

  • Mar 15th

    fine motor and letter recognition

  • Mar 12th

    to begin writing formation/phonics

  • Mar 9th

    phonics follow up activity

  • Mar 6th

    Letter recognition

  • Mar 4th

    Practicing correct letter formation

  • Mar 3rd

    letter recognition

  • Feb 15th

    letter recognition great

  • Feb 14th

    letter recognition

  • Feb 12th

    My EAL students

  • Feb 11th

    used as part of our finger gym

  • Feb 10th

    phonic sessions

  • Feb 6th

    special needs interventions

  • Feb 5th

    Letter recognition

  • Feb 5th

    Pre School resources

  • Feb 3rd

    letter table

  • Feb 3rd

    Letter station

  • Feb 3rd

    letter station

  • Jan 30th

    nurture group

  • Jan 24th

    for new EAL pupil to learn English letters

  • Jan 23rd

    letter formation and recognition

  • Jan 21st

    to reinforce our sound work in a fun and hands on way

  • Jan 20th

    letter formation, recognition ,and letter sounds.

  • Jan 19th

    letter recognition

  • Jan 16th

    Letter recognition and to learn sounds.

  • Jan 14th

    Letter recognition

  • Dec 19th

    small group time

  • Dec 18th

    great for letter print awareness

  • Dec 11th

    Activity in class!! :)

  • Oct 8th

    To help a four year old learn the alphabet and reinforce the shape of the letters

  • Jan 16th

    I have a few children i care for heading off to primary school next year so We are studying a letter each fortnight this year, basing craft and activities around it to so these will be on offer to children along side play dough .

  • Jun 26th

    i like but some letters are cursive and young children find it a bit hard. can you pls the cursive letters plaine. thanks

  • May 19th

    this resource is great as children will be reinforcing the alphabet.

  • Oct 24th

    Hi fahima! What a sweet comment, thank you! If there is anything you need do let us know :D x

  • Oct 23rd

    Its a really helpful site for when kids have homework or its the summer holidays! i would recommend this to all parents

Alphabet Playdough Mats (lowercase)

Alphabet Playdough Mats (lowercase) - A set of playdough mats featuring lowercase letters a-z and accompanying images. Just laminate to create re-useable playdough mats - a fun way to re-enforce learning letters of the alphabet.

Why not also check out our lovely phase one resources?

This resource is available in Standard, Editable, Upper and Lowercase, Cursive, Straight K, Precursive and Black and White.
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    • Twinkl added Black and White Version on Sep 23rd
    • Twinkl added Precursive Version on Sep 13th
    • Twinkl added Editable Version on Apr 15th
    • Twinkl added Straight K Version on Sep 28th
    • Twinkl added Cursive Version on Aug 6th
    • Twinkl added Upper and Lowercase Version on Mar 25th

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