These Australian Animal Playdough Mats are a great way to encourage young children to learn about many of the unique animals that live in Australia.
Australian Animals Playdough Mats
The Australian emu is a flightless bird that can run very quickly. They have long legs with 3 toes and thick drooping feathers. They live all over Australia and eat grass, flowers and seeds. The female lays dark green eggs in a 1 metre wide nest.
Kangaroos have big back legs that they use for hopping around on. They eat grass in the late afternoon or early morning when it is cool. They are marsupials. They use their tail for balance. A baby kangaroo is called a joey. A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
Learn this and more about 12 different Australian animals:
- Black swan
- Fruit Bat
Included in this 39-page printable pack, you will find mats for 12 different Australian animals. Also included is a recipe for you to make your own playdough.
There are three sets of playdough mats:
- one with information about the animal – you can learn about the animal as you add extra items for the background, or trace the name of the animal or the animal shape
- one with a coloured background – you can add extra items for the background or trace the name of the animal and animal shape
- one with a plain white background – you can make your own background with playdough or trace the name of the animal and animal shape
To grab your copy of these Australian Animals Playdough Mats, click on the link below: