Make practicing category vocabulary hands-on with play dough and these 7 category themed smash mats. Categories include food, clothes, furniture, toys, transportation, animals, and body parts.
To use give your student a smash mat and a container of play-doh. Talk with your student about the category of pictures to find on the mat. Talk about each picture and whether or not it belongs in the category. If it belongs in the category the student can smash a ball of play-doh on the picture.