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Apple Crafts | Johnny Appleseed | Nutrition Theme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Apple Crafts | Johnny Applesesed | Nutrition Theme - Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

This is Activity Day #1 of Letter A Impact Poster Lesson Plan

Materials:

  • printer
  • paper or card stock
  • coloring tools for B&W template
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • a selection of apples
  • Review craft ideas below for additional materials.
Activity > Health and Nutrition > Apple
  • An apple is a firm, round fruit with juicy white flesh and red, green, or yellow skin. It is also the name of the tree on which this fruit grows.

  • Online presentation: Apples a Fruit with "A-Peel" is for 4th and 5th graders but adaptable to many ages. Discuss that an apple is a fruit. [Adobe Flash Player]

  • One small apple counts as one cup of fruit.

Activity > Letter A Apple printable lesson plan activities
This lesson plan includes various printable activities to recognize and write letter A.

Activity > Biographies & Legends > Johnny Appleseed: View this video of Johnny Appleseed, an American legend.


Watch Johnny Appleseed, An American Legend

johnny appleseed coloirng page crafty project

Activity > Crafts > Apple Theme and Apple Tree theme
Review and select an apple theme crafty activity below that is age appropriate:

  • Apple & leaf pattern: This is great for toddlers. Fill and paste any remnants of yellow, light green, or red paper. Color the leaf, cut out, and assemble.

  • Apple prints place mat: Cut an apple in half and dip in red, green, yellow paint to make apple prints on light colored construction paper. When paint is dry, add leaves, smile, eyes and letter A noses. Optional > laminate.

  • DLTK's printable Awesome Apple craft

Activity > Physical Activity > Active Apple coloring page: When presenting this coloring page address that eating nutritious foods and exercise are both important for good health.

Snacks: apple sauce, cut-up apples

External resource: Apples and more courtesy of the University of Illinois extension.

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