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
Basic skills activities:
Numbers: Practice counting the template pieces.
- Colors: Children can color the templates,
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
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.
Write alphabet letter A and acorn (or language of choice) on one
arm or behind the craft.
- 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
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*something to color with
*card stock or regular white paper.
*glue or glue stick