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The warmer temperatures have been rolling in around our neck of the woods as August is coming to a close. And as September approaches, I am getting excited for Fall. I love all things fall, but one of my favorite things to do with the kids is Apple studies. So today I have gathered some fun printables, activities, books, sensory bin ideas and recipes for all things Apples! 

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These apple activities are great for Back-to-School, Johnny Appleseed and just Fall in general. My kids love apples, so we not only eat them, but like to learn more about them and use them in our activities too. This is always one of my favorite studies of the year and I hope you enjoy these too!


This Sweet Life of Mine has a great list of Apples: A to Z printables, activities and more!
Check out this fun So Many Apples! Math Decoding Puzzle from Write Bonnie Rose

Embark on the Journey has a fun and super cute Apple Math Printable for PreK-2 graders.
Here is a free Fall Apple Activities Printable set from Free Homeschool Deals. This is one my favorites to use with the little kids!
An Ordinary Mom has a great Apples Memory Matching Game that would supplement any Apple Unit.
I love this A is for Apples packet from Oopsey Daisy. Her stuff is simply amazing and great for preschoolers.
If you have an apple orchard close, you will want to grab this fun Apple Orchard Field Trip Printable Pack from Plants and Pillars.

Have fun with these Apple Themed Word Bank for Autumn writing days from the Write Shop.
Life Over C’s has a fun Apple Tree Alphabet Sorting game for preschoolers.
Free Apple Ten-Frame & Number Bonds from Life Over C’s.
If you have older kids, they will enjoy these Apple Patterns for Higher Order Thinking
These FREE CVCE Word Building Apple Baskets printables are so cute from Life Over C’s!!

There are several great freebies over at Teachers Pay Teachers. (Note: You must have an account to download these. It’s FREE too!)
Apple Adjectives Game and Apple Counting Booklets from Mrs Ps Specialties
DJ Myhand has a wonderful Apple Harvest (Open-Ended Game for Speech and Language Skills)

FREE Johnny Appleseed Mini Puzzle UnitDon’t miss these great Johnny Appleseed themed printables over at In All You Do, that are great for a September Apple Unit.
   *Johnny Appleseed Activity Placemats
   *Johnny Appleseed Coloring Pages
   *Johnny Appleseed Copywork
   *Johnny Appleseed Writing Activities
   *Johnny Appleseed Mini Puzzle Unit


Here are some of our favorite books about Apples.

apples everywhereApples, Apples, Everywhere! by Robin Koontz
How Do Apples Grow? by Betsy Maestro
Ten Apples Up on Top by Dr. Seuss
Apple Farmer Annie by Monica Wellington
Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship by Edward Hemingway

apple mystery
The Missing Apple Mystery (Busytown Mysteries) by Ellie Seiss
Max & Mo Go Apple Picking (Ready-to-Reads) by Patricia Lakin
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman
The Kurious Kid presents Apples by Brian Cliette
The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree by Gail Gibbons

apple pickingApple Picking Time by Michele B. Slawson
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Apple Cider Making Days by Ann Purmell
Apple Fractions by Jerry Pallotta
The Biggest Apple Ever by Stephen Kroll
The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall


If you’re ready to get messy, Life Over C’s has some great tips and tricks for Apple Printing.
No Time for Flash Cards has a list of fun Apple Crafts.
Hub Pages has several fun Apple Crafts for kids of all ages.
I’m a sucker for handprints of my kids and these great Apple themed ideas from Fun Handprint Art Blog are great.
Try these Paper Plate Apples created by Land of Nod.
I’m totally in love with this super cute String a Wormy Apple Craft from Thrifty Scissors.
And who doesn’t love to wad up tissue paper, especially if it makes this cute Apple Tree!

Sensory bins and Activities:

Pink and Green Mama has a fun Apple themed sensory bin for preschoolers.
Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails has a great list of 30+ Apple themed activities.
Try this smell-good Cinnamon Apple Sensory bin from Fantastic Fun and Learning!
Here’s a fun Apple Sensory Bin from Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds.
Little Bins for Little Hands has a great Apple Sensory Bin that accompanies the book Ten Apples Up On Top.

Life Over C’s has a super fun Apple Sensory bin – including “apple seeds”, “pie crusts” and more!
Another brilliant idea from Life Over C’s is this {free} Apple Orchard Play Dough set!! Kids will have fun with this for hours!
Check out this fun Fall Apple Sensory bin with water beads from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Little Bins for Little Hands also has a great Apple Pie sensory bin so your little ones can “cook” along side you!
Teaching Mama has a great Apple Sensory bin for little ones with a {free} printable too!


I love this fun twist on caramel apples from Grace -Filled Homeschooling. Try these Friendly Neighbor Caramel Apples Ice Cream Bowls.
How cute are these Apple Pretzels from Make, Bake, Celebrate? These would be fun and easy to do for a sweet treat!
These Mini Caramel Apple Bites is a seriously genius idea for little mouths! Find the full how-to over at My Litter.
I’m a sucker for dried fruit and these easy-to-make Apple Chips, from What Do We Do All Day, will be a big hit in our house this autumn.
Musings of a Stay-at-home-Mom has a yummy looking Apple Oatmeal Muffin recipe that would be great for the fall mornings!
Another fun recipe I want to try this fall are these delicious Apple Pie Fries from Oh Bite It!
Check out this great list of the Top 20 Apple Recipes for the Fall from One Busy Lady and Six Great Kids.
And if you’re going apple picking this Fall, you will want to know How to Keep Apples from Browning with these tricks from MOMables.

Written by Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

Annette has been married to her husband and best friend for 11 years. Together they are raising their four children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her 5 angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES with FREE PRINTABLES (more coming soon) for homeschool families and she gets her scrapbooking fix in by making Subway Art for herself and her readers. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, gluten- and grain-free recipes, homemaking, the occasional DIY projects and maintaining her sanity. You can also keep up with her via Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.

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