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Johnny Appleseed - Apple Tree or Picnic Theme
Coloring Page Crafty Project

Turn a coloring page into a fun crafty project with a few items and printing in something other than white paper. This one can be used to depict Johnny Appleseed resting under an apple tree or a picnic scene.

Artist: Emmeline at age 5 in 2015

Materials:

  • printer
  • light blue paper or lightweight construction paper sized to fit computer
  • coloring tools
  • a choice of one of these methods to paste apples to the tree:
    • apple stickers (as depicted)
    • fingerprint apples using washable paint or ink pad
    • red dot marker / bingo maker
    • cut red circles using a coin as a template, or trace over the tree and color them in
    • glue stick, optional if pasting paper cut apples

Instructions:

  • Print out the coloring page to light blue paper. Review similar coloring pages below.
  • Color the image. Children should have a variety of coloring tools to have fun
  • Apples: Decide on a number of apples to paste or dot in. Five apples for children under age 4. Up to ten apples for ages 4+, and practice counting.
  • Add letter A and the word apple to the page (optional).

Resources:

Coloring page for this project and similar ones that can be adapted:

johnny appleseed or tree picnic coloring page
Johnny Appleseed or picnic theme tree
tree coloring page
Smilling tree
spring or summer
spring tree and bunny rabbits coloring page
Spring flowering tree & bunny rabbits

[spring coloring] [trees]

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