Do you have a preschooler who is just starting to learn their letters and sounds? We have the perfect solution for you – apple preschool worksheets!
These free printables are designed to help your child learn letter recognition, handwriting, color words, and beginning sounds.
Our worksheets are easy to use and can be printed out right at home. Plus, they’re completely free!
Preschool Apple Unit
As autumn rolls around, many homeschooling families take the opportunity to do some themed learning activities centered around the fall harvest. One popular theme is apples.
There are tons of great apple-themed worksheets and activities that can make learning fun for preschoolers.
Whether you’re looking for coloring pages, mazes, or even simple hands-on activities, you’re sure to find something to suit your needs here on the blog.
So why not take advantage of all the great apple-themed learning materials available and incorporate them into your homeschooling curriculum this autumn? Your child is sure to love it!
Fun Facts About Apples for Preschoolers
Preschoolers love apples! Here are some fun facts that your preschooler might enjoy learning about this popular fruit:
There are more than 7,500 varieties of apples grown around the world! Red Delicious is the most popular type of apple in the United States, but other favorites include Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, and Golden Delicious.
Apples are a good source of fiber and vitamins C and A. They can be eaten peeled or unpeeled, and they make a great addition to snacks and lunch boxes.
Apple trees can live for more than 100 years. The oldest apple tree on record was planted in 1628 and is still bearing fruit today!
Apples float because they are 25% air. So if you drop an apple in water, it will bob to the surface.
So there you have it – some fun facts about apples that your preschooler is sure to enjoy! When preschoolers learn fun facts like these about apples, they’ll be even more enthusiastic about eating them!
Apple Preschool Worksheets
Autumn homeschooling is a great time to focus on learning about apples. These apple worksheets for preschoolers are a great way to start.
Put on some autumn music and get ready to learn all about apples with these great worksheets.
Apple Color and Trace
Preschoolers will strengthen fine motor skills as they color the apple on the page. Then, they’ll trace the word “apple” at the bottom of the page.
Older preschoolers and kindergarteners can practice tracing the letters Aa and the sentence “A is for apple” before coloring a picture of an apple at the bottom of the page.
There are six apples on this page. Kids will read the color word and color the apple that color. If your kids aren’t reading color words yet, have them match the word on the page to the word on the crayon wrapper. Or, you can color the color word for them and have them color the apple to match.
Fine Motor Fun
Strengthen motor skills by using dot markers to build the letter before coloring the picture of the apple.
BOOKS ABOUT APPLES
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about apples. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Apples, Apples, Apples – It’s a blue sky autumn day and Minna, Pop, Mom, and Dad have decided to go on an outing to Long Hill Orchard. As the bunnies fill their baskets, Farmer Miller teaches them all about apples. This charming story is filled with fun facts, activities, and an applesauce recipe.
Pinkalicious: Apples, Apples, Apples – Pinkalicious and the Pinkertons are all excited when they return from their trip to the orchard with lots of Pink Lady apples to munch on! After realizing they have more apples than the family could possibly use, Pinkalicious finds ways to share the apples with others.
How Do Apples Grow? – Young children love to eat apples and go to orchards. Here’s a Hello, World! board book that teaches toddlers all about how apples grow—from seed to sapling to tree to applesauce.
APPLE RESOURCES I LOVE!
Add an apple girl peg doll to your imaginative play area this fall. She’s great for storytelling and makes a wonderful addition to a doll house.
With a printable pattern, you can make an apple counting basket set for your felt board. It includes an apple tree, apples, baskets, and numbers.
Fall is the perfect time of year to study apples! This apple life cycle printable features 17 activities designed to teach the five stages of an apple’s life and the vocabulary that goes with it.