Preparation and introduction for the Acorn Theme
Language> Proverbs> Great oaks from little acorns grow
Craft> Printable Acorn or Nut and bulletin board
Letter A: A is for Acorn or N is for Nut
Science and Social Studies > Plants, Trees, Nutrition
Counting Autumn Acorns
* Trees & the
* Oak activities & printables
Holidays & seasons:
Ages 3 and older:
Review the activities in the themes column, and print your choice of lesson
Activity 3: Acorn or Nut Printable Craft
Print your choice of color or black line template in the materials
1. Numbers: Practice counting the template pieces.
2. Colors: Children can color the templates (mainly browns
and autumn color for the oak leaf)
2. 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
For large groups read and present the steps for assembly
1. Paste upper section of acorn over lower section of acorn.
2. Paste eyes (or large) plastic wiggly eyes, nose and mouth.
3. Paste oak leaf (or substitute with a real oak leaf.
4. Paste acorn over arm section.
5. Paste leg template under lower part of acorn.
6. Children or adult assists to write name in one of the arms of
1. Substitute paper eyes with large plastic wiggly eyes.
2. Substitute the paper leaf with a real autumn leaf.
3. Attach to a craft stick to hold as a puppet. Write the
proverb in the back of the craft.
4. Classroom bulletin board idea:
Titled: Great oaks from little acorns grow in Ms. (Teacher's
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*something to color with
*card stock or regular white paper.
*glue or glue stick