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Acorn Theme
Activity 3:  Acorn Craft (Nut)
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Themed Activities

Activities

Materials

Activity 1:
Preparation and introduction for the Acorn Theme

Activity 2:
Language >  Proverbs > "Great oaks from little acorns grow"

Activity 3> 
Craft > Printable Acorn or Nut and bulletin board idea

Activity 4:
Alphabet Letter A: A is for Acorn or N is for Nut

Activity 5:

Science and Social Studies >  Plants, Trees, Nutrition

Activity 6:
Numbers >
Counting Autumn Acorns

Related activities:
* Trees & the seasons 
* Oak activities & printables

Holidays & seasons:
Arbor Day 
Autumn
Ages 3 and older

Review the activities in the themes column, and print your choice of lesson materials.

Activity 3:  Acorn or Nut Printable Craft

Print your choice of color or black line template in the materials column.

Basic skills activities:
  • Numbers:  Practice counting the template pieces.
  • Colors:  Children can color the templates, mainly brown and autumn colors for the oak leaf.
  • Encourage children to cut out the larger templates.  Help cut out smaller templates and save the small image in the template to aid children in assembly and to insert in the alphabet mini-books in activity 4.

Suggested assembly instructions:

  • Paste upper section of acorn over lower section of acorn.
  • Paste eyes or substitute with plastic wiggly eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Paste oak leaf (or substitute with a real oak leaf.
  • Paste acorn over the center of arm template.
  • Paste leg template under lower part of acorn.
  • Optional:  Write alphabet letter A and acorn (or language of choice) on one arm or behind the craft.

    Other ideas:
  • Attach to a craft stick to hold as a puppet.  Write the proverb in the back of the craft.
  • Classroom bulletin board idea:
    Titled:  Great oaks from little acorns grow in Ms. (Teacher's name) class

    continue to activity 4 >

Acorn or Nut Craft

Craft Templates
*Color
*Black & White

*something to color with
*printer
*card stock or regular white paper.
*scissors
*glue or glue stick

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