Christmas is just around the corner! Time to unwrap the fun and creativity with our delightful, Free Printable Christmas Playdough Mats.
A wonderful activity that’s not just colorful and engaging but also packed with developmental benefits for the little ones.
We are offering a delightful PDF download that comes with 27 different vibrant pictures, perfect for setting the holiday mood. For each picture you can choose between full-color versions to ignite the imagination, or black and white versions to allow an extra layer of creativity as they color it in themselves!
How to Use the Christmas Playdough Mats
Using these playdough mats is as easy as rolling out some festive fun! Print out the PDF and ideally laminate each page for long term use.
Each mat serves as a guide where kids can roll out playdough to match the shapes and images on the mats.
For instance, they can create a dazzling Christmas tree, a magical snow globe, a warm Santa hat, and even a plate of milk and cookies waiting for Santa’s arrival. Simply roll out the dough, place it on top of the mat, and let their little hands craft, mold, and bring the Christmas pictures to life!
Benefits of Playdough Mats
These mats are not only about holiday fun, but they also offer valuable benefits such as enhancing fine motor skills.
As kids manipulate the playdough, they’re working on strengthening the small muscles in their hands and fingers.
This playful activity is particularly suitable for toddlers and preschoolers, but trust us, it’s enjoyable for all ages! It encourages creativity, boosts imagination, and improves focus and concentration in kids.
Although these mats are ideally designed keeping toddlers and preschoolers in mind, they are versatile enough to be fun for all ages. Everyone can roll up their sleeves, dive into the dough, and have a merry time crafting these festive images!
Free Printable Christmas Playdough Mats
Below is a preview of all the fun festive pictures included in this free Christmas playdough mat set. Don’t forget the PDF includes the black and white versions too, so if you want to mix things up and get creative with the colors you can do that.
Make a Wreath Play Dough Mat
Craft a beautiful festive wreath to welcome the holiday spirit into your home.
Make a Stocking Play Dough Mat
Create a charming Christmas stocking, ready to be filled with delightful surprises.
Make a Star Play Dough Mat
Shape a radiant star to shine bright during the joyous holiday season.
Make a Snow Globe Play Dough Mat
Craft a magical snow globe, capturing the wonder and magic of Christmas inside.
Make a Christmas Present Sack Play Dough Mat
Create a delightful sack, brimming with colorful presents and holiday joy.
Make a Sleigh Play Dough Mat
Shape a wonderful sleigh, ready to soar across the winter sky.
Make a Santa Play Dough Mat
Craft your own jolly Santa, bringing warmth and festive cheer.
Make a Santa’s Hat Play Dough Mat
Create a cozy Santa’s hat, filled with the magic of the holiday season.
Make a Reindeer Play Dough Mat
Shape a friendly reindeer, ready to embark on a magical Christmas journey.
Make a Peppermint Candy Play Dough Mat
Craft delicious-looking peppermint candy to sweeten your festive decorations.
Make a Christmas Ornament Play Dough Mat
Create dazzling ornaments to bring festive charm to your Christmas tree.
Related: Frozen Nature Ornaments
Make a Mrs. Claus Play Dough Mat
Craft a lovely Mrs. Claus, bringing warmth and love to the holiday festivities.
Make a Milk and Cookies Play Dough Mat
Prepare delightful milk and cookies, a special treat waiting for Santa’s arrival.
Make a Christmas Lights Play Dough Mat
Create vibrant Christmas lights to illuminate the joy and wonder of the season.
Make a Letter to Santa Play Dough Mat
Craft a heartfelt letter to Santa, filled with your Christmas wishes and dreams.
Make a Christmas Jingle Bell Play Dough Mat
Shape cheerful jingle bells that ring with the merry sounds of Christmas.
Make a Holly Play Dough Mat
Create festive holly to adorn your home with natural beauty and holiday spirit.
Make a Gingerbread Man Play Dough Mat
Shape a delightful gingerbread man, sweetening the air with holiday magic.
Make a Christmas Gift Play Dough Mat
Craft a wonderful gift, wrapped with love and festive joy.
Make an Elf Play Dough Mat
Craft a playful elf, filled with mischief and holiday cheer, ready to adorn your festive setting.
Make an Elf Hat Play Dough Mat
Create a whimsical elf hat, a magical accessory for holiday play and imaginative festivities.
Make a Christmas Tree Play Dough Mat
Shape a magnificent Christmas tree, a centerpiece that brings life, color, and joy to your holiday decorations.
Make a Chimney Play Dough Mat
Craft a sturdy chimney, where Santa will descend, bringing gifts and spreading holiday cheer.
Make a Candy Cane Play Dough Mat
Create delightful candy canes, a sweet and festive treat that symbolizes the spirit of Christmas.
Make a Candle Play Dough Mat
Shape a warm, glowing candle that fills your space with light, warmth, and the serene spirit of the holidays.
Make a Ribbon Bow Play Dough Mat
Create elegant red bows to add a touch of festive elegance to your decorations.
Make a Christmas Bell Play Dough Mat
Shape beautiful bells that resonate with the joyful sounds of Christmas.
Download the Christmas Playdough Mats PDF
Ready to begin the creative Christmas adventure? Download your Free Printable Christmas Playdough Mats PDF below.
Unleash the festive creativity with 27 different images to explore and enjoy!
More Playdough Mats
Looking for more playdough fun? Explore more exciting and engaging playdough mats below.
Let the creative play continue!
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More Christmas Activities
Dive into the spirit of the holidays with more delightful Christmas activities. Discover and enjoy a range of exciting games, crafts, and more to make the festive season even more magical. We have tonnes of ideas here at In The Playroom and below are just a few.
- Printable Christmas Bucket List
- Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Craft
- Fingerprint Christmas Lights Craft for Toddlers
- Christmas Reindeer Food Recipe and Printable
Remember, the best part of the holidays is creating wonderful memories and cherishing the simple, joyful moments. So, roll out the playdough and let the festive fun begin!
Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
Her easy-to-follow craft ideas and practical parenting advice have transformed In The Playroom into a cherished resource for parents.