Target Association and Categorization skills using Fall themed dough mats. It includes 36 association cards, 12 association mats, 19 category cards and 12 category mats.
1.) Laminate each fall mat and card decks. (There is an optional back for the card decks. This can be copied on the back before laminating.)
2.) Give each child a fall mat and play dough.
3.) Place the card decks upside on the table.
4.) Each child selects a card from the table and generates an answer.
5.) If the child has the picture on their fall mat they cover it with dough. Have the students make pumpkins, acorns, leaves, squirrels and use them to cover the pictures.
6.) First child to cover their fall mat wins.
Alternate: Cover with small toys or chips.