Apple Activities

Go apple picking, visit a cider mill
Prune the apple tree

Apple Arts

Make an Apple Head Doll
Make Applesauce Clay

Apple Life Skills

Make Apple Sauce
Make Dried Apple Rings
Make Apple Fritters
Make Apple Pie
Stick crafts
Press Apple Leaves- Make a craft
Use Apples to Make Paint Stampers

Math

10 Apples Up on Top - Make Apples and characters out of play dough and act out the book.

Science

Apple Life Cycle Coloring Booklet
Apple Sequence Chart
Apple Parts Identification Chart
Apple Play Doh Math Mat

Stories, History, Folklore

Apple riddle- A little red house with no doors and no windows and a star lives inside. http://www.tooter4kids.com/Apples/Apple_Story.htm

Apple Treasure
http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/fall/short-stories/the-three-apples.html

Music

Here we go 'round the apple tree
Here is the Apple Tree
http://alphabet-soup.net/dir2/applesong.html
The Little Apple Seed
http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/apples/songs.htm

Spirituality

Cut the apple in half, show the star. Explain that the Apple is a fruit of Venus and explain about Venus's orbit.

Honor the apple trees by giving them offerings and libations of cider.

Apple Week Schedule

Monday

Homework
(Pre-readers/Writers)
Watch This Youtube Video (With paper and pencil at hand)
http://www.first-school.ws/t/alpha_tracers_zb1/clown/apple.htm

Outing
Trip to the store for supplies

Project
Preschool
Apple Tree play dough mat.

Tuesday

Homework
Identifying parts of an apple

Outing
Go to the orchard.

Project
Observing apple features, different apple varieites
- Appearance
- Taste
- Texture
- Weight
- Circumference
- How many seeds inside?

Chart differences.

Wednesday

Wednesday we are at grandma's house. Wednesday is our day off!

Thursday

Homework
Apple Life cycle

Outing
To the library to get 10 Apples Up on Top and other books about Apples

Project
Make apple pie

Friday

Homework
Apple Sequencing

Outing

Project

Saturday

Homework
(Music Lesson)

Outing
Look for Windfall apples under the apple tree
Prune any dead branches off the apple tree

Project
Apple Prints and Star Poem http://chipmanscornerpreschool.blogspot.com/2012/08/apple-star-poem.html

Sunday

Homework

Outing
Libations of fresh juice to the Apple Tree

Project
Make and apple doll