Number Play Dough Task Cards for Numbers 0-20

These number play dough task cards will make learning number identification and number formation a hands-on and engaging experience.

Free printable numbers 0-20 play dough cards for learning numbers in pre-k and kindergarten.

Number Play Dough Task Cards

The kids will have lots of fun learning numbers when they use these fun number sense activity! Plus, they will also build fine motor muscles at the same time.

The cards are super simple to prep and can be used any time of year. Add them to your math centers in pre-k or kindergarten for lots of fun and learning!

There are a variety of ways to utilize these numbers 0-20 play dough cards, so keep reading to for tips and ideas!

Numbers 0-20 play dough task cards for practice with number recognition, number formation and counting.

Simple Prep!

These printable number cards are so easy to prep! Just print the sheets out and cut the cards apart. Then laminate them so students can use play dough on them. Or you could keep four cards to a page and slide the pages into wipe and write pockets to make this a print and play activity!

Setting Up the Number Play Dough Cards

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Supplies Needed:


  1. Print the play dough cards and slide them into write and wipe pockets for durability. You can also cut the cards apart and laminate them.
  2. Gather cards and store in a photo box or zippered bag.
Play dough number task cards for learning numbers 0-20. Add them to your math centers of soft start routines for fun and learning.

Using the Number Play Dough Activity

Using these free printable number cards is simple! Students will use play dough to form the numbers on the cards.

They can roll it into snakes and form the number or smash pieces and fill the number.

While using the task cards students will engage with numbers 0-20, so it is perfect for number practice in kindergarten.

Each number card features a ten frame or twenty frame that students can use to practice counting out that many and serves as another visual representation of the number.

More Ideas for Using this Numbers 0-20 Activity

This number sense activity would be so beneficial for multiple levels. Students can work on numbers 0-5 or numbers 0-10 and students who are ready for teen numbers can use the 11-20 cards as well.

Another option would be to have students use a small manipulative to build the number like craft pom poms or mini erasers. Just make sure you don’t use small pieces with students who still put things in their mouth.

Students can also use the cards as a reference when drawing numbers in a sensory tray.

Play dough task cards for learning numbers 0-20 while practicing number formation, number recognition and counting.

Use them for soft start morning routines, add them to math centers or utilize for early finishers. They can be used in a variety of ways and with different manipulatives as well.

Grab these number play dough cards and give the kids a simple and engaging way to learn numbers 0-20. Your students are going to have lots of fun learning numbers with this fun math activity!

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