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13 Fun & FREE Apple Activities For Kids

These adorable apple activities are perfect for back to school or fall-time fun!

We’ve got crafts for children of all ages, and they can easily be adapted for the classroom or at home. From popsicle stick crafts to paper plate projects, your little ones will love these hands-on activities!

Each project works on different skills, such as fine motor control, color recognition, and following instructions. These activities also include step-by-step instructions and printable templates, making them easy to recreate.

Choose one or choose them all – either way, you’ll have a bushel of fun with these apple activities!

We love creating engaging and educational activities for kids here at Simple Everyday Mom. So, let’s dive into these fun activities and start making memories with your little ones!

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Apple Crafts & Printables

Do a dot worksheets are some of the best educational activities for young children. Our free apple do a dot printables are that and more! With the fruity apple theme, these printables are perfect for fall and back to school. If you don’t have any dot markers, stickers, pom-poms, or even finger paint can be used to fill in the dots.

Learning the alphabet can get a little boring, but our free printable apple worksheets make it fun and interactive! Kids will focus on the letter A and work on identifying, tracing, and writing the uppercase and lowercase A. A cutting and pasting activity is also included to practice fine motor skills!

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For something a little different, try this yarn apple craft! It’s perfect for practicing fine motor skills as kids wrap and weave the yarn around our free apple template. Make a few and hang them up as a cute fall decoration!

Isn’t this worm in apple craft just the cutest?! Kids can practice their scissors skills while cutting and gluing paper to create a cute little worm peeping out of an apple! This craft would also be a great addition to an apple-themed unit or lesson, adding a fun element to learning about fruits.

We love paper bag puppets! It’s always so much fun making something come to life with just a few simple materials. Kids will love making and playing with this paper bag apple craft. It’s also a fun way to encourage imaginative play and storytelling. Get ready for some apple-themed adventures!

This apple core craft is not only cute and fun, but it also teaches kids about the different parts of an apple. Use a paper plate, scissors, and colored paper to create this simple craft! Kids will have a blast cutting or tearing the paper to decorate their apples. Our printable template makes it easy for little ones to follow along!

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Have you got some leftover popsicle sticks from summer crafts? Put them to use with our apple popsicle stick craft! This one can get a little messy (kids and paint, you know how it goes!), but the end result is a cute and colorful craft that doubles as a learning activity. 

Getting hands-on with tactile materials is important for young learners. This tissue paper apple craft will have your kiddos tearing, scrunching, and sticking to create a textured apple! It’s a great way to work on hand-eye coordination and sensory skills while learning about the fruit.

These apple pattern worksheets will have your kids cutting and pasting while they learn about patterns, work on color recognition, and develop fine motor skills. They’re perfect for preschoolers and are easy to print and use!

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Looking for a sweet back to school activity? This apple name craft is perfect for the start of a new school year. It’ll also help young children learn and recognize the letters in their names. Have your students make one to take home or display in the classroom!

Make a cute keepsake with this handprint apple tree craft! Not only is it a fun activity for kids, but it’ll also capture their little handprints to remember for years to come. This craft would make such a great gift for parents or grandparents! You’ll love looking back on these little handprints as your child grows.

Our paper plate apple craft is easy enough for toddlers and preschoolers to make, with a little help from an adult. You only need a paper plate, paint, and some construction paper to create this adorable craft. Make it for fall or as a fun activity during apple-picking season. It’s also a great way to practice following instructions while creating!

This handprint apple craft is an art project and educational activity all in one. Have your child trace their hand on a piece of paper, cut out the shape, and then stick it onto the provided flashcard. Then, use the apple flashcard to practice letter recognition and spelling the word ”apple!”

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