Play dough mats are great for fine motor and following directions, and very affordable to make for the classroom. Either laminate them or slide them into sheet protectors. And they can double for tripod grasp/drawing practice using dry erase markers instead.
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Here are some more playdoh mats:
SparkleBox – Playdoh mats in four categories: Literacy, Stories, Topics, and Math
Making Learning Fun – Wish Washy Play Dough Mats