These robot fine motor mats are a fun way for kids to work fine motor muscles and learn
to identify patterns in preschool and kindergarten. Use these free printable fine motor mats as a fun standalone classroom activity or as part of a robot theme.
Robot Fine Motor Mats
These easy no-prep pattern robot fine motor playdough dough mats are perfect for early learning skills and a fun activity for your classroom. This free printable set includes options that encourage kids to practice fine motor skills by copying the various lines.
These are great for younger kids just getting the hang of making play dough snakes and working on fine motor skills.
Print the mats. Laminate or enclose each mat in a laminated pouch so that they can be reused again and again.
OPTION 1: PLAY DOUGH
Set out your favorite homemade or store bought play dough and invite kids to roll out play dough snakes. Use the play dough snakes to cover the lines on the present mats to mimic the patterns shown or create their own.
OPTION 2: TRACING
Set out the mats with dry erase markers in various colors and invite kids to trace the lines to reflect the patterns on the robots.
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES TO EXTEND LEARNING:
Have children attempt to make their own patterns from what they learned from this activity. You can use buttons, mini erasers, or other seasonal loose parts.
Use the blank printable robots and invite kids to draw or glue collage materials as they design their own pattern robots
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PRINTABLE ROBOT THEME LESSON PLANS
Save time and get right to the playful learning with our printable lesson plan sets. This week-long preschool robot theme is all about learning inspired by robots. Create robots, use robot “parts” for play, and engage in hands-on activities with a robot twist.
Robots are fascinating to preschoolers, so a robot theme is a great way to get students engaged and excited about learning. In this week-long theme of 30+ robot activities kids will create their own robots, engage in robot-inspired sensory play, and learn about concepts like counting, patterning, shapes, beginning sounds, letter recognition, magnetism, and more with robot-inspired activities. Watch this short video to see just a few examples of the types of activities and printables included in this set:
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