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Apple Unit

My apple unit starts at the end of September around Johnny Appleseed's birthday and runs through the first week in October.


Activities:

1) Make an apple core mobile.

2) Have the children bring in their favorite type of apple. Graph them on a floor graph by color.

3) Story - "The Little Red House with No Doors" Read the story and slice through an apple at the end to reveal the star.

4) Make apple prints.

5) Sequence A Big Red Apple from small to large with each word in an apple.

6) Ten Apples on Top - Read the story. I have a blackline of ten apples and a boy or girl. The children cut, paste in order on a sentence strip and trace numbers 1-10.

7) Observe apples as they are cut open and expose to the air. Let the children get a closer look with a magnifying glass.

8) Make an apple puppet.

9) Make applesauce.

10) Make apple smiles - Spread apple slices with peanut butter, then add raisins for the teeth.

11) Bob for apples
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Books:
*The Apple Tree
*Ten Apples on Top
*Apple Picking
*The Giving Tree
*Apple and Pumpkins
*Rabbits Foolish Mistake
*An Apple Pie
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