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A is for Apple
Crafts > Apple and apple tree theme
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Nat'l Nutrition Month
Johnny Appleseed Day (11th) or Sept. 26th
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Nutrition > Fruits
Plants > Trees
and their fruit
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
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.
a Fruit with "A-Peel" is for 4th and 5th graders
but adaptable to many ages. Discuss that an apple is a fruit.
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
Activity 3 > Crafts > Apple Theme and Apple Tree
Review and select an apple theme crafty activity below that is age
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.
- Apple Fingerprints or Stickers Tree >
Skills > Numbers > Counting
Discuss that various fruit, such as apples, cherries and oranges
grow on trees. Trees grow from the seeds in the fruit.
Appleseed Theme > View this animated Disney classic video
depiction of the American legend, Johnny Appleseed. [Part
Print this tree
coloring page, Johnny Appleseed is taking a nap under the tree.
Have children color the image first. Children can decorate the
tree with "apples": painted fingerprints (poster
paint or washable ink pad), red round stickers or red paper cut-outs
using a coin as a template. Have children add
five or ten apples. Have them count them to
practice numerals and number order.
- DLTK's printable Awesome
Apple craft, or this cute Fingerprint
Apple Tree picture.
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
and more courtesy of the University of Illinois extension.
Letter A Apple Printable Activities
Apple coloring pages:
Color and decorate
with apple finger prints or stickers
Review craft links in the lesson plan