Spring Language Dough Smash Mats is an interactive game that targets regular past tense verbs, irregular past tense verbs, regular plurals and irregular plurals.
Spring Language Dough Smash Mats includes 20 pond smash mats that target the 4 areas and 5 card decks that correspond with the pond smash mats. There are five pond mat for each of the targeted areas. This allows up to five students to participate using the same activity.
1.) Laminate the pond smash mats and the card decks.
2.) Cut out the card decks on the dotted line.
3.) Give each student a pond and play dough.
4.) Place the card decks on the table face down.
5.) Each student selects a card from the table and practices the targeted word.
6.) If the student has the picture on their pond they cover it with dough.
7.) If the student does not have the picture they give it to the student who does. Then that student practices the word..
8.) The first student to cover their card with dough wins.
Alternate: Cover the pictures using small toys or chips.