Fall! And fall makes us think apples! Ages ago we rounded up four favorite apple units (you’ll want to check that page out for more resources). Meanwhile, enjoy these other apple study activities as a springboard to learning more:
- Draw an apple tree for each of the four seasons using this printout from EnchantedLearning.com as an example.
- Create an acrostic poem for A-P-P-L-E.
- Draw a diagram showing the parts of an apple.
- Narrate the story of Johnny Appleseed using the book by Steven Kellogg.
- Make a diagram and label the parts of an apple seed.
- Plant seeds.
- Read the story of William Tell.
- Do a picture study of Apples and Oranges by Paul Cezanne.
- Family read aloud: “The Conceited Apple-Branch” by Hans Christian Andersen.
- Make or eat apple pie or apple crisp.
- Make a list of the properties of apples (nouns) on apple-shaped paper from EduPlace.com.
- Map where in the United States apples are grown.
- Make a list of apple products.
- Write an apple cinquain using this form from ReadWriteThink.org.
- Study the nutritional benefits of apples.
- Copy and illustrate the idiom “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”
- Take a field trip to an apple orchard.
Apples by Gail Gibbons
“Apple trees grow in more parts of the world than any other fruit tree. From blossom to pollination to picking, here is information about how they grow, their various parts, and the different varieties.” Learn more about apples from one of our favorite authors!