Discover some fabulous resources that will help you teach your preschoolers all about Johnny Appleseed. These Johnny Appleseed activities are perfect for kids ages 2-6!
As summer comes to an end, apple season is just around the corner. That means it’s the perfect time to learn about the life of John Chapman, aka Johnny Appleseed.
Kids will love learning about him – from the pot on his head to the trees he planted as he traveled west.
Choose an activity from each category below, and you’ll have the makings of an amazing preschool Johnny Appleseed unit to use this fall! They’re also perfect to add to your apples preschool theme.
Johnny Appleseed Day Activities
Whether you’re celebrating Johnny Appleseed Day or supplementing your apples preschool theme, don’t miss this free Johnny Appleseed preschool activity pack!
Johnny Appleseed Day is celebrated on either March 11 or September 26. These hands-on activities will help you and your preschoolers join in the fun!
Young learners will have fun practicing their counting skills with this free activity featuring Johnny Appleseed for preschool.
These printable Johnny Appleseed activities are perfect for celebrating Johnny Appleseed Day or supplementing your apples preschool theme!
This fall, use this free printable Johnny Appleseed letter matching game to teach and reinforce letter recognition with your preschoolers.
On September 26, celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day with these fun, hands-on activities that teach about his life and about apples.
Fill your autumn book basket with one or more of these storybook versions of the Johnny Appleseed story. Perfect for Johnny Appleseed Day!
These Johnny Appleseed activities are perfect for Johnny Appleseed Day and your general preschool apple theme lessons.
Books About Johnny Appleseed
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about Johnny Appleseed. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Seed by Seed: The Legend and Legacy of John “Appleseed” Chapman – With one small seed every day, what good will you plant in the world? Johnny Appleseed—an American folk hero—changed our nation seed by seed, deed by deed.
Johnny Appleseed – This beautifully illustrated retelling shows how Johnny Appleseed bloomed from a young boy who loved the outdoors into the legendary man who spread apple trees all across the United States. Showing small acts of generosity and the love of nature can make a big difference, this book is sure to inspire the budding little Johnny Appleseed in every reader.
My Little Golden Book About Johnny Appleseed – In this simple yet lively book, preschoolers will be introduced to John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed. Lyrical text and bright, appealing artwork capture the essence of this important American.
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