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The Apples are ready for picking! Are you looking for ideas to help you plan your Apples week? You've stopped at the right spot.
You can find Arts & Crafts Ideas, suggestions for your Dramatic Play & Construction Area, Educational Activities, and Freebies on my Apple Lesson Planning Page (or under the Lesson Planning Ideas Tab on my menu bar).
This Weeks Theme incorporates Apples, Apple Pie, Orchards, and Applesauce!
You can also follow along with all of my Weekly Themes, access my Free Theme Planning Pages, and even print a copy of my 2016-2017 Weekly Theme Calendar here.
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Apples Printable Pack
Take a closer look at the Activities in my Apples Printable Pack that can be found in the members only area! Not a member? Join Here!
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Simple, Print/Laminate and Cut these Count and Clip Cards. Children take turns counting, and using a clothespin (or other counter of your choice) to mark the correct amount of apples.
Simple print and place on on a cookie tray, or other magnetic surface. Children take turns finding the letters, and cover them with the corresponding magnetic letter. For more advance play-use uppercase Magnet Letters. You can also use letter tiles, or Letter Stickers as well.
Apple Patterning-Simply Print and Cut out the play pieces from the bottom of your page. This activity works on AB, and AAB patterning skills. It can also be used as a cut and paste activity, or as patterning strips with Manipulatives of your choice (Red/Green: Pom Poms, Apple Stickers, Plastic apples etc.). Laminate for extra durability.
Apple Puzzle-Simply laminate and cut.
Apple Basket Counting Cards: These cards can be used with any "Counter" of your choice. Just print, laminate and cut.
This full page activity is designed to be used with my number cards (also in the member area). Children flip over the number card, and add the corresponding counter of your choice.
These Apple Shape Cards can be used with my Shape Mats (also in the Member Area) as a matching activity.
Apple Shape Puzzle Cards: Simply Print and Cut (Laminate for extra durability). These Apple puzzle cards are a great matching activity. There are several variations:
1. Take turns flipping over the apple cards to find the matching "Tree"
2. Flip over all cards and play like "Memory"
3. Ask the child to find a specific shape. .
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