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Get crafty with your little ones this fall. Choose one of these adorable apple crafts for toddlers. They’re perfect for kids ages 1-3!
As you begin planning your preschool apple theme, be sure to include some activities that inspire and encourage creativity. These crafts for toddlers are perfect for little ones.
I’ve chosen crafts that I can do with my two year old grandson. I know your little ones will love them!
Apple Crafts for Toddlers
Toddlers can strengthen fine motor skills when they make this yarn apple tree. This open-ended craft involves gluing yarn and pom poms to a construction paper tree. 3 Dinosaurs
Toddlers will love painting this paper plate apple craft. The funny cartoon-like faces you can print out, are sure to bring a smile to your toddler’s face. Simple Everyday Mom
Dipping corks in paint and then dabbing them on a paper plate wreath is a great fine motor skill builder. The finished cork print apple wreath will look adorable hanging up this fall. The Gingerbread House
When you provide your toddler with an apple cut out and some red yarn, they can make this yarn apple. It’s a great way to help little ones work on the pincer grip. 3 Dinosaurs
Tearing paper is a great motor skill activity. Let your little ones give it a try as they make this fun paper plate apple craft. You can also provide small cut-up squares of paper for those too young to tear. Mombrite
Your toddlers will love hanging this apple suncatcher in the window throughout the months of autumn. Simple Fun for Kids
Textured apples are a cinch to make with a little paint and some wadded up aluminum foil. What a great spin on a classic kids craft. Simple Fun for Kids
Little ones will love painting with bubble wrap to make this fun apple art for toddlers. All you have to do is prep the paint roller with bubble wrap and let them go. Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
This easy paper plate apple core craft is a cinch for little ones to make with a pre-cut paper plate and torn construction paper squares. 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Young artists will love making this apple theme art activity by painting an apple printout with real apples! Messy Little Monster
PRESCHOOL 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.
RESOURCES I LOVE
Everyone loves an apple. Yum. Dig right into the core of the apple with this interactive felt labeling set. There are labels for the inside and outside including ones to show what happens to the flower during the apple life cycle.
Practice counting apples with this fun apple counting baskets felt board set. Children will love placing the correct number of apples in baskets. They’ll learn to recognize numerals, number words and counting to five.