As any parent knows, teaching kids to spell their names is an essential milestone.
Not only does it help them to identify themselves, but it also sets the foundation for future success in school and in life.
That’s why we’re excited to share this apple name craft for kids!
Not only is it a fun and creative way for kids to learn to spell their names, but it also includes an editable PDF so that you can customize it for your child’s name.
So go ahead and print out the PDF, grab some supplies, and get started on this fun and educational project with your kids today!
Also, check out all of our apple activities for more cool ideas!
Apple Preschool Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Apple template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the apple template, edit the seeds to write your child’s name, print, and cut out the pieces.
Take the apple core piece and glue it in the middle of the apple piece.
Next, glue the stem to the top and back of the apple.
Place the leaf on either side of the stem and glue it in place.
Finish off by gluing the name seeds in the middle of the apple core.
Don’t you love how simple this fall craft is? We bet your kids will love this one!
Fall Ideas For Kids
Fall is a wonderful time of year, and there are so many fun activities that kids can do to celebrate the season. From pumpkin carving and apple picking to hayrides and corn mazes, there are endless opportunities for fun.
But when you’re back home, don’t forget about all the fun you can have there too! We’ve gathered our favorite ideas that will keep the kids learning and off the screens.
Read on below for below to gather the ideas that your child will love!
Kids’ Fall Books
A unit study is a great way to introduce your kids to a new topic. And what better way to start a unit study than by reading books to them?
Reading aloud to your children is not only a great way to spend time with them, but it also gives them a chance to learn about a new subject in a fun and engaging way.
Plus, it’s a great way for parents to get involved in their child’s education. By reading books together, you can help your child understand the material and make connections that they might not otherwise be able to make!
Start off with some of these fun fall books:
So next time you’re looking for some fun storytime activities with your little one, grab a book from your shelf and read to them! Below are some of the top fall-themed books for kids.
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Leaf: The mischievous old lady swallowed a handful of leaves! Her tummy started to rumble. So she swallowed some more items. Then even more. But as her stomach grew full, the leaves began to poke out through her mouth… when suddenly – poofffff! – it turned into a scarecrow!
Pete The Cat Falling For Autumn: Pete is not a fan of fall. But he decides to do some detective work and finds out that there are lots of things about this season he loves, like corn mazes, hayrides, wearing scarves, and apple picking! This story helps kids learn that even though they might not love every season of the year, there are still good parts to each one.
We’re Going On A Leaf Hunt: The seasons are changing, the days getting are shorter, and children everywhere are starting to make plans for their favorite outdoor adventures – and what could be more fun than a Leaf Hunt?!
Fall Kids’ Crafts
Parents are always looking for ways to keep their kids occupied and away from screens. One solution is to encourage them to do crafts!
It might seem like a messy proposition, but there are actually many benefits to crafting with kids. For one thing, it helps to develop their fine motor skills.
In addition, it gives them a chance to be creative and use their imaginations. And finally, it’s a great way to bond with them and create memories that will last a lifetime. Try adding in some of the fall crafts:
Shape Scarecrow Craft – This scarecrow craft is perfect for kids of all ages and can be done at home or in the classroom. The best part is that there’s a free template available – just print it out and you’re ready to go. Simply cut out the shapes and glue them together to create your own scarecrow.
Pumpkin Craft For Preschoolers – One of our favorite fall crafts is this cute and simple pumpkin craft for kids. It’s easy to make and only requires a few supplies that you probably already have around the house. Plus, it’s a great way to get your kids into the fall spirit!
Paper Bag Corn Craft – This corn craft is so much fun for kids to make! Not only are they super proud of their creation when they’re done, but it’s also a blast to play with. The best part is that it’s easy to make with just a few materials.
Fall Activities For Kids
These fall worksheets for preschool are loaded with 25 pages of fun! They can help with counting, letter recognition, patterns, prewriting skills and so much more! These worksheets are the perfect way to get kids excited about learning.
Want a no-prep activity that kids will enjoy? These fall color by sight word worksheets are a great way for kids to celebrate the season. Not only do they get to practice their sight words, but they also get to have fun coloring in the fall pictures. These worksheets are also great for fine motor skills development.
These fall pattern block mats for kids are a great way to help kids develop fine motor skills and spatial awareness. By matching the shapes of the blocks to the corresponding outlines in the mat, kids learn to use their hands and fingers in a precise way. This helps to improve their fine motor skills.
In addition, kids also learn to visualize how shapes fit together in order to solve the puzzle. This helps to develop spatial awareness, which is an important skill for many tasks. With so many benefits, these fall pattern block mats are a must-have for any family with young children!
More Fall Fun
- This fall harvest play dough kit is loaded with hours of sensory fun!
- Make your home smell like fall with this essential oil based candle.
- Kids will look super cute in this “pumpkin picking crew” t-shirt.
Share With Us
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More Fall Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Apple template
- Download the apple template, edit the seeds to write your child's name, print, and cut out the pieces.
- Take the apple core piece and glue it in the middle of the apple piece.
- Next, glue the stem to the top and back of the apple.
- Place the leaf on either side of the stem and glue it in place.
- Finish off by gluing the name seeds in the middle of the apple core.