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Tissue Paper Apple Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Apple season is here, and what better way to celebrate than with this tissue paper apple craft for kids?

It’s a fun and easy project that’s perfect for back to school. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to work on fine motor skills.

All you need is some tissue paper in different colors, glue, and a little bit of patience.

The result is a cute and colorful apple that’s perfect for decorating your home or classroom. So gather up the materials and get started on this fun fall activity today!

Also, browse through all of our apple activities for more cool ideas.

Apple Tissue Paper Craft

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Supplies

Directions

Start by downloading the apple template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this apple to life!

hand holding tissue paper apple craft template

First, encourage your child to cover a section of the apple with glue, then crumple the tissue paper pieces and place them on the glue. Repeat until the apple is completely covered.

hand gluing red tissue paper on dark green paper

Take the stem and glue it to the top, middle part of the apple, where it dips down.

hand gluing stem to tissue paper apple craft

Next, guide your child to glue the eyes in the middle of the apple.

hand gluing eye to tissue paper apple craft

Create the mouth by gluing the tongue to the mouth.

hand gluing tongue to mouth of tissue paper apple craft

Glue the completed mouth in the middle of the apple, below the eyes.

hand gluing mouth to tissue paper apple craft

Finally, help your child to glue the cheeks on either side of the mouth.

hand gluing cheek to tissue paper apple craft

Be sure to check out our fall crafts for kids while you’re here! Your kids will love creating more fun DIYs like this one!

hand holding tissue paper apple craft with another one in the background

Fall Ideas For Kids

Now that fall is here, it’s time to start thinking about fun indoor activities for kids! One great way to keep kids entertained and learning during the cooler months is to compile a fall unit study. This can include a variety of DIYs, books, activities, and more all centered around the autumn season.

Not only is this a great way to teach kids about the changes that occur during fall, but kids love it too. Keep reading to discover some fun activities and simple ideas for fall!

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Kids’ Fall Books

Ah, fall! It’s one of the best times of the year! One activity that’s great for starting a unit study is reading to your kids.

Not only will your kids love hearing their favorite stories, but you’ll also be able to bond with them over the shared experience.

In addition, reading aloud is a great way to model good reading habits for your kids. By taking the time to read together, you’ll be showing them that reading is important and that it can be enjoyable. So get cozy and break out those fall children’s books!

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?!

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Kids’ Crafts For Fall

Making new things is a fun and rewarding activity for young children. It helps to develop their fine motor skills, and they can take pride in creating something that is uniquely their own.

Creating also provides an opportunity for children to express their creativity and use their imaginations. It may even help to reduce stress and promote relaxation.

Try adding in some of these fun projects:

Handprint Acorn Craft – This no-paint handprint acorn is perfect for young kids! It’s simple and cute, and it can be made with just a few pieces of paper. Your child will love seeing their own handprint turned into an adorable acorn craft.

Worm In Apple Craft – This idea is easy for kids to make, and they can even get creative by adding their own personal details to the worm. This would be a great project to do after an apple picking trip or on the first day of fall. The template makes it simple to put together, and the finished worm is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face.

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Shape Scarecrow Craft – One of our favorite fall activities for young kids is this shape scarecrow project. It’s a great way for kids to work on their shape recognition while also having fun. Simply print out the template, cut out the shapes, and glue them together!

Corn Craft – This corn in the husk craft is such a cute and easy way for kids to bring the fall corn maze home with them! It’s simple enough for even the youngest kiddos to make, and it’s a great DIY to decorate the classroom bulletin board!

Fall Kids’ Activities

Scarecrows are such a fun part of fall these scarecrow worksheets are great for kids! They can help your little ones learn about the letter S, practice their handwriting, and work on their scissor skills. These worksheets are perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners.

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If you’re looking for a fun and educational activity for your little ones, these fall pattern block mats are a great option! By matching the shapes to the outlines on the mat, kids can learn about basic geometry while developing fine motor skills.

Plus, it’s a hands-on activity that is perfect for kids who love to explore and discover. Pattern block mats are also a great way to encourage creative thinking and problem-solving!

Collage image of Fall Kids' Activities

These fall color by sight word worksheets are a great way for kids to work on their reading skills while having fun.

They’re also perfect for classroom use, as they help kids learn common words while providing a creative outlet. So whether your kids are at home or in the classroom, these worksheets are sure to be a hit!

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Download these fall tracing worksheets for a fun way to practice handwriting, hand-eye coordination, and fine motor skills. Each worksheet features a cute fall-themed letter for kids to trace and some seasonal words for them to read. These printables are perfect for younger kids to complete during the fall season!

Share With Us

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For a chance to have your child’s project featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

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Tissue Paper Apple Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Apple season is here, and what better way to celebrate than with this tissue paper apple craft for kids? It's a fun and easy project that's perfect for back to school.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Tissue paper squares
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Apple template

Instructions

  1. Download the apple template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by covering a section of the apple with glue, then crumple the tissue paper and place it on the glue. Repeat until the apple is completely covered.
  3. Take the stem and glue it to the top, middle part of the apple, where it dips down.
  4. Next, glue the eyes in the middle of the apple.
  5. Create the mouth by gluing the tongue to the mouth.
  6. Glue the completed mouth in the middle of the apple, below the eyes.
  7. Finish up the apple by gluing the cheeks on either side of the mouth.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Apple Craft Template

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Lisa Phillips

Monday 25th of September 2023

Thanks for sending the tenplates

Sam

Monday 25th of September 2023

Of course!

Claire Thomas

Sunday 27th of August 2023

Look great to do

Sam

Monday 28th of August 2023

Thanks, Claire!

Olga Lerman

Wednesday 24th of August 2022

Look very interesting

Sam

Wednesday 24th of August 2022

Thx!

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