Apple Crafts | Nutrition Theme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Activities Materials
Alphabet > Crafts > Letter A | Holidays & Events > Mar > Nat'l Nutrition Month, Johnny Appleseed Day (Mar 11th) or Sep 26th | Apr > Arbor Day | May > Teacher's Appreciation | Jun > Fruit and Vegetables Month | NutritionFruits | Plants > Trees and their fruit | Seasons > Spring - Autumn

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.

  • Apples a Fruit with "A-Peel" is for 4th and 5th graders but adaptable to many ages.  Discuss that an apple is a fruit.

  • 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 > Crafts > Apple Theme and Apple Tree theme
Review and select an apple theme crafty activity below that is age appropriate:

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

Apple coloring pages
apples coloring pages
Snacking on apples

active apple coloring page
Active Apple

apple and leaf pattern
Apple & leaf pattern

Review craft links in the lesson plan