If you click on the link, you can see how she teaches about apples and get some cute freebies!
I also send a letter home to parents asking for apple donations of all colors and sizes. Once we have the apples, we really get to work! We investigate them with our 5 senses, taste them, make patterns, use them as stamps, measure them and much more. We read apple books and make one of our own. The culmination of our apple unit is always making apple sauce! This is one of the days the kids talk about all year long!
Here are some pictures from the past few years...
|Measuring apples on the balance.|
|Measuring the circumference of the apples with string and writing in their apple shape books.|
|Peeling apples wearing aprons and chef's hats!|
|Apple taste test with graph.|
|Stirring the applesauce. Smells so good!!|
|Smushing apples with the potato masher.|
I have gathered all of my apple resources and assembled them into one unit. It is 35 pages full of centers, worksheets, templates, graphs and more! If you like the sound of these activities, please check it out at my TpT store. Applelicious is on sale for only $1.00 until Friday! The first 15 (since I have 15 fabulous followers) people to comment below will get it for FREE!!
One last suggestion! If you're looking for an apple craft, visit Mrs. Nelson's Class. She created a free template to go with her apple art. Isn't it cute?!