Download this free apple printable pack to use with your younger students in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. They’ll love it!
Fall is here, and hopefully the temperatures will begin to drop soon! The apples are ripe for picking. I’m dreaming of making apple crisps, cinnamon apples, and applesauce.
We love trying different varieties of apples and comparing the way they look and taste. If you love apples and plan to study them in your homeschool, you don’t want to miss this apple-themed printable pack.
Apples are a staple in early childhood teaching themes. Every year, in the fall, homeschools and classrooms everywhere spend a little time talking about and learning about apples.
If you, too, are studying apples with your young students, you’ll love this collection of apple-themed math and literacy fun designed for use with preschool, kindergarten, and first grade kiddos.
There’s a wide variety of activities included so you can pick and choose which activities work best with your children. Or, you can choose to do them all!
Hands-On Apple Activities
Before we get to the printable, let’s chat a bit about some fun activities you can do alongside this pack. After reading several apple books with your little ones, choose one or more of the activities below to bring the books to life.
• Have some fun teaching little ones how apples grow. Little Bins for Little Hands
• Gather some friends for an apple taste test. Gift of Curiosity
• Use your leftover apples to create some apple-stamped trees. Crafty Morning
• Or, make some apple-scented playdough. The Imagination Tree
What’s Included in This Pack?
Inside this fun apple-themed printable pack for PreK-1, you’ll find the following activities:
• 4-part puzzles
• Counting practice
• Color by color word
• Draw & write
• Find the Aa
• Fruit and veggie sort
• Write a sentence
• and more!
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT Apples
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about apples. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Apples – Apples are one of the most popular fruits around, and apple trees grow in more parts of the world than any other fruit tree. Learn all about this fantastic fruit and how people use it in this brightly-illustrated picture book.
Annie the Apple Fairy – Annie the Apple Pie Fairy is a TV chef who makes simple, homey pies. One day, her position as the queen of pies is threatened by Sondra the Strudel fairy’s new show. An intense competition starts between Annie and Sondra, and sees their fairy audience become obsessed with Sondra’s fancy pies and the gadgets used to make them. But when the mass of new gadgets and pie-making machines causes a huge power outage, what will happen to all the pies, and will Annie be able to save the day?
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World – An apple pie is easy to make…if the market is open. But if the market is closed, the world becomes your grocery store. This deliciously silly recipe for apple pie takes readers around the globe to gather ingredients. First hop a steamboat to Italy for the finest semolina wheat. Then hitch a ride to England and hijack a cow for the freshest possible milk. And, oh yes! Don’t forget to go apple picking in Vermont! A simple recipe for apple pie is included.
Here’s a fun 26-page apple printable pack that I created for Heather at Life of a Homeschool Mom.
With fall just around the corner, now is the perfect time to read about Johnny Appleseed. The printables and hands-on activities featured below will help you dig a little deeper with your kids.
I love this set of FREE apple math worksheets for preschoolers! Number practice, counting, skip counting, and more.