30+ Apple Activities and Books: Kid's Co-op

One of my favorite parts of fall is visiting the apple orchard. In fact, we went three different times last year. Since it's not possible to visit every day (though we'd like to), we read lots of apple books and do lots of apple crafts instead. The Kid's Co-op has been full of fun ideas for crafts, sensory play, and learning activities with an apple theme that kids will love.

More than 30 kid's crafts, sensory play ideas, and learning activities with an apple theme.



Apple Crafts
Apple themed crafts for kids
Erupting apple sidewalk chalk paint from Learn Play Imagine
Apple tree craft from Reading Confetti
Apple stamping with real leaves from Happy Hooligans
A new twist on apple painting from Frogs & Snails & Puppy Dog Tails
6 crafty apple activities from 3 Boys and a Dog
Paper plate apple tree from Reading Confetti

Apple Sensory Play   
Apple themed sensory activities for kids
Apple play dough from Fantastic Fun & Learning
Sandpaper apple tree sensory art from Happy Hooligans
Apple cinnamon sensory bin from Fantastic Fun & Learning
Apple scented sensory play from Frogs & Snails & Puppy Dog Tails
Apple scented sensory rice from Frogs & Snails & Puppy Dog Tails
Pretend play apple pie making sensory bin from Little Bins for Little Hands

Apple Learning Activities
Apple learning activities for kids
Montessori-inspired apple unit from Living Montessori Now
Apple Tree circle game and song from Let's Play Music 

Apple Books
Apple books for kids
Apples by Gail Gibbons describes the parts of an apple, how they grow, the history, and the ways we use them in an easy to understand format.
Ten Apples On Top by Dr. Suess is a story about a dog, a tiger, and a lion who are trying to balance ten apples.
How Do Apples Grow? by Betsy Maestro gives facts about how an apple grows from bud to flower to fruit.
Apples, Apples, Apples by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace is a mix of fiction and nonfiction that follows a bunny family's trip to the apple orchard.
Apple Farmer Annie by Monica Wellington is great for the littlest readers. Annie is a very busy apple farmer who picks and sells her apples.
Apples for Everyone by Jill Esbaum features National Geographic photography and fun facts about apples.


Thanks to everybody who linked up great ideas for kids last week! If you were featured, grab a button! Can't wait to see what you've got this week!

Reading Confetti
<div align="center"><a href="http://www.readingconfetti.com/search/label/Link%20Party" title="Reading Confetti"><img src="http://b-inspiredmama.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/The-Weekly-Kids-Co-Op-150px-Button.jpg" alt="Reading Confetti" style="border:none;" /></a></div>

Pin It!

6 comments:

  1. Great roundup! Thanks so much for sharing my Montessori-inspired apple unit! I pinned your post to my Apple Unit Study Pinterest Board. :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks for the links to the great apple related activities!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Love it! We're doing an apple unit next week, I'll have to add some of these! Thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  4. I wanted to invite you to the Friday Flash Blog Party, the best linky in town! I hope you'll join us and link up. Who knows. You may just get highlighted!

    The party goes on through Monday.

    Jennifer @ The Jenny Evolution
    www.thejennyevolution.com

    ReplyDelete
  5. I love this apple post!! We are featuring you tomorrow on Sugar Aunts for Share It Saturday. Thanks for linking up!
    Colleen at Sugar Aunts

    ReplyDelete

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a comment!