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September 24, 2014

Apple Activities for Kindergarten

A wonderful collection of hands on apple themed learning to go along with My Father's World Kindergarten.

25 hands on learning activities with an apple theme including math, literacy, science, gross motor, and sensory play.

Fall is in the air, even here in San Diego!  (That means it's in the 80's instead of the triple digits, LOL.)  We recently wrapped up the apple theme unit of My Father's World Kindergarten, and here is the collection of hands on activities we did, as well as several favorites from around the web.

25 Apple Themed Activities

Create eruptions with apple cider vinegar from Blog Me Mom.

Collect a variety of apples for hands on math with apple graphing.

Apple graphing - kindergarten math activity for fall

Build sculptures with apples like Fun at Home with Kids.

Boost fine motor skills with this apple "bobbing" game from Fantastic Fun and Learning.

Make yarn apples like Hands on as We Grow.

Create an apple cinnamon scented learning tray for prewriting exercises and counting activities.

Writing practice on an apple cinnamon learning tray

Make apple cinnamon bubble wands like Inner Child Fun.

Read Ten Apples on Top and play some math games like I Can Teach My Child.

Stamp apple patterns like Buggy and Buddy.

Work on skip counting with this gross motor sidewalk chalk game.

Gross motor skip counting game for fall

Do an experiment to see what keeps apple slices from turning brown like Coffee Cups and Crayons.

Play apple themed math games like There's Just One Mommy.

Sing some apple songs for music time like 1+1+1=1.

Set up an apple tree word family literacy activity for beginning readers.

Play an apple picking name game like The Pleasantest Thing.

Enjoy some apple taste testing like Gift of Curiosity.

Use apples to make patterns like Teach Preschool.

Make apple themed ten frames like Life Over C's.

In addition to the apple themed learning activities, we enjoyed several sensory activities during our apple unit.  Our favorite apple scented sensory activities:

How to add color and scent to water beads for falls sensory play:  golden delicious yellow, apple cinnamon green, and candy apply red

Erupting apple prints!  A fizzing twist on a fall classic.

Apple Pie Dough - a simple to make sensory dough recipe, perfect for pretend baking and playing

Quick, easy, and frugal paint recipe in yummy fall colors and scents!

Candy Apple Rice - How to make candy apple rice for sensory play in yummy fall scents and colors:  candy apple red, golden delicious yellow, apple cinnamon green and caramel brown!

Apple scented soap foam - a simple to make sensory material that is fun for all ages!

The best part about our apple themed unit was learning that if we stay in Jesus, we will bear much fruit.  Hearing J-Bug recite these truths from God's Word is the highlight of homeschooling.

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View our complete list of hands on unit studies for My Father's World Kindergarten.


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