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Cute Worm In Apple Craft For Kids [Free Template]

This cute worm in apple craft is perfect for kids to make from paper.

Whether you’re doing a back-to-school theme or you’re preparing for fall fun, this idea is great. The best part is that there’s a free printable template so you can get started right away.

Just print out the template, grab some paper and scissors, and you’re ready to go.

Your kiddos are going to have so much fun creating their own little worms and colorful apples. And when they’re done, they’ll have a cute decoration to hang up or display on their desk.

So get started and let your kids or students enjoy this fun project! Also, be sure to check out all of our apple activities for kids for more ideas.

Apple With Worm 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 worm in apple craft template

First, encourage your child to begin by gluing the stem to the top and back of the apple.

hand gluing stem to worm in apple craft

Next, help your child grab the leaf and glue it to the back of the apple, on either side of the stem.

hand gluing leaf to worm in apple craft

Now, glue the wormholes on the apple, one on the top right-hand side and one on the bottom lower side.

hand gluing worm hole to worm in apple craft

Guide your child to glue the front part of the worm coming out of the top worm hole and the back part of the worm to the lower worm hole.

hand gluing upper part of worm to worm in apple craft
hand gluing lower part of worm to worm in apple craft

Finally, glue the eyes to the head of the worm, just above the mouth.

hand gluing eye to worm in apple craft

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

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More Fall Ideas For Kids

Fall Ideas For Kids

Fall is a great time for the kids to get creative and learn. Check out these fun fall ideas, activities, and printables that will keep your kids entertained while they learn important skills like fine motor skills, scissor practice, creativity, letter and number recognition, and more!

These activities are perfect for indoor fun when it’s a little too chilly outside. So grab some supplies, read on below, and get ready to have some fun!

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Fall Children’s Books

As the leaves begin to change color and the air grows crisp, it’s time to start thinking about fall. There’s no better way to get into the autumn spirit than by reading some great fall children’s books!

Not only do these books provide a fun and entertaining way to learn about the season, but they also help to foster a love of reading in young children. So whether you’re a parent or a teacher, make sure to add some of these fall children’s books to your list of must-reads:

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’ Fall Crafts

Corn Craft For Kids – There’s nothing like the taste of fresh corn on the cob. But even if it’s not growing season, your kids can still enjoy some corn-themed activities. This simple corn is made from paper and is perfect for kids of all ages.

Scarecrow Headband Craft – This scarecrow project is perfect for kids to create. They can color in the template or make the headband from colored paper. Either way, they’ll have a blast making their own scarecrow headpiece. And when they’re done, they’ll have a cute accessory to wear!

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Handprint Hedgehog Craft – Hedgehogs are such cute creatures, and children will love creating this hedgehog! It’s very easy to do and you won’t need any messy paint. Just cut out a handprint from some paper and add some features to create a hedgehog from our free template.

Apple Name Craft – Here’s a darling apple DIY for kids to make that will help them learn to spell their names! It’s super easy too. Simply print out the editable template, have your child cut out the pieces, and then glue the apple seeds in order to spell their name. Isn’t that clever? Your little ones are sure to love this sweet project.

Fall Kids’ Activities

These fall color by sight word worksheets are just the thing to help your little ones practice their sight words while also enjoying some fun autumn-themed coloring pages. The worksheets include over 30 sight words.

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Fall is the perfect time to break out the pumpkin worksheets! These free printable pumpkin worksheets for preschool include a pumpkin pattern page, a letter p maze, and a p handwriting practice page. They’re great for kids of all ages and make learning fun.

These fall worksheets for kids are just what you need to help them practice color and number recognition, counting, patterns, graphing, and so much more. They’ll have so much fun they won’t even realize they’re learning!

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This apple letter search activity is perfect for younger children to practice alphabet recognition! They must find the upper- and lowercase letters hidden in the apples to match the letters on the printable flashcards. This activity is super fun and low-prep- just print, cut, and play!

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Worm In Apple Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This cute worm in apple craft is perfect for kids to make from paper. Whether you're doing a back-to-school theme or you're preparing for fall fun, this craft is great.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Apple template

Instructions

  1. Download the apple template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the stem to the top and back of the apple.
  3. Grab the leaf and glue it to the back of the apple, on either side of the stem.
  4. Next, glue the worm holes on the apple, one on the top right hand side and one on the bottom lower side.
  5. Glue the front part of the worm coming out the top worm hole and the back part of the worm to the lower worm hole.
  6. Finish off by gluing the eyes to the head of the worm, just above the mouth.

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Laura

Monday 4th of September 2023

I put in my email but you didn't send the craft

Sam

Monday 4th of September 2023

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page. It's only the first time it's sent to your inbox.

Lana Foster

Monday 21st of August 2023

Love this project. I am excited to share this with my students!

Sam

Tuesday 22nd of August 2023

Thank you so much!

Arlene

Thursday 3rd of August 2023

Looking forward to doing this activity with my therapy kids!

Sam

Thursday 3rd of August 2023

Awesome! I hope they like it!

Joan

Tuesday 1st of August 2023

Please send me the template

Sam

Wednesday 2nd of August 2023

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page 🙂

Nancy Muller

Tuesday 1st of August 2023

I can't find the download now at the end of the Cute worm in apple craft and I am a subscriber. I would love to have this printed and cut for our first day of school craft.

Sam

Wednesday 2nd of August 2023

I’m so sorry - it was my fault, not yours! My site was updated yesterday and there was a conflict that didn’t allow the form to show. But, it has been fixed now so you can enter your email in the form now. Thanks so much for your patience!

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