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Apple Crafts | Johnny Applesesed | Nutrition Theme
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

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Apple Crafts | Johnny Applesesed | Nutrition Theme - Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
This is Activity Day #1 of Letter A Impact Poster Lesson Plan

Make sure to have a selection of different kinds of apples to show and present to the children:

Activity 1 > Health and Nutrition > Apple
  • An apple is a firm, round fruit with juicy white flesh and red, green, or yellow skin. It is also the name of the tree on which this fruit grows.

  • Online presentation: Apples a Fruit with "A-Peel" is for 4th and 5th graders but adaptable to many ages. Discuss that an apple is a fruit. [Adobe Flash Player]

  • One small apple counts as one cup of fruit.

Activity 2 > Letter A Apple printable lesson plan activities  
This lesson plan includes various printable activities to recognize and write letter A.

Activity 3 > Biographies & Legends > Johnny Appleseed: View this video of Johnny Appleseed, an American legend.

Activity 4 > Crafts > Apple Theme and Apple Tree theme
Review and select an apple theme crafty activity below that is age appropriate:
  • Apple & leaf pattern: This is great for toddlers. Fill and paste any remmants of yellow, light green, or red paper. Color the leaf, cut out, and assemble.

  • Apple prints placemat: Cut an apple in half and dip in red, green, yellow paint to make apple prints on light colored construction paper.  When paint is dry, add leaves, smile, eyes and letter A noses.  Optional > laminate.

  • DLTK's printable Awesome Apple craft

Activity 4 > Physical Activity > Active Apple coloring page:  When presenting this coloring page address that eating nutritious foods and exercise are both important for good health.

Snacks: apple sauce, cut-up apples

External resource: Apples and more courtesy of the University of Illinois extension.

johnny appleseed coloirng page crafty project
Johnny Appleseed or Apple Tree
Coloring page crafty project

letter a apple printable activities

Letter A Apple printable activities

apples coloring pages

Apple theme coloring pages

active apple coloring page
Active Apple

Review craft links in the lesson plan