Are you looking for quick and easy activities for your early years students to complete independently? This set of long vowel play dough mats are for you!
Included are 4 play dough mats for each long vowel spelling pattern in Queensland fonts - that's 84 mats all up! Your students can use kinetic sand, play dough, wikki stix, pipe cleaners or any other sensory manipulative to form words covering 21 different long vowel spelling patterns. Each mat features a familiar word in large font with the focus spelling pattern highlighted in red, a matching picture, and the spelling rule identified on the page.
The spelling patterns included are:
Long A: a_e, ai, ay
Long E: ee, ea, ie, y, ey
Long I: ie, i_e, y, igh,
Long O: oa, ow, o_e, oe
Long U: oo, ue, u_e, ui, ew