Fun Holidays Around The World Play Doh Play Mat

Holidays Around The World Play Doh Play Mat

If you want to teach kids about different Holidays around the world then why not try using these fun and educational holidays around the world play dough mats.

Play Doh Play Mat

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Teach Kids About Different Holidays

There are all sorts of holidays around the world that can be celebrated with a Play-Doh play mat. Whether it’s Christmas or Easter, Hanukkah or Diwali, these mats can be used to teach children about different cultures and their customs.

Celebrate Holidays With Kids

These fun play dough mats can also be used to create holiday scenes. This set of fu play dough mats includes several holidays such as:

  • Saint Lucia
  • Nativity
  • Las Posadas
  • Kwanzaa
  • Hanukkah
  • Diwali

How To Use These Free Printable Play Doh Mats

Here are some ideas for using a Play-Doh play mat to celebrate holidays around the world:

Print out the mats and have kids choose their favorite holiday.

Use Play-Doh to create different scenes from the holiday. For example, during Kwanzaa, you could make a kinara with candles or during Las Posadas, you could create a nativity scene.

Talk about the different holidays and what they mean. This is a great way to teach kids about different cultures and traditions.

Have kids share their favorite holiday with the class. This is a great way to get kids talking about their own cultures and traditions.

Make a Holiday Scrapbook

After you’ve used the play dough mats to create holiday scenes, you can help kids make a scrapbook. They can glue or tape the mats into the scrapbook and then write or draw about their favorite holiday. This is a great way to keep the memories of your holidays around the world alive.

More Holidays To Teach Kids About:

Here are some more holidays you may want to teach the children about:

  • Thanksgiving
  • Matariki
  • July 4th
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year’s Eve


What are some of your favorite holidays? Do you have any holiday traditions that you would like to share with the class? What are some of the different holidays you have learned about from these play dough mats?

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About Angela Milnes

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.

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