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.
Johnny Appleseed Day Activities
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.
Was Johnny Appleseed a real person?
Yes! Johnny Appleseed was an apple pioneer who traveled throughout Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Pennsylvania. He helped to spread apple orchards in America by planting apples along the way and giving away trees to pioneers so they could start their own orchards.
When is Johnny Appleseed Day?
Johnny Appleseed Day is a day to celebrate the life of John Chapman, who was born on September 26, 1774 and died on March 18, 1845.
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!
On September 26, celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day with these fun, hands-on activities that teach about his life and about apples.
If you’re looking for Johnny Appleseed costume ideas, look no further. This idea list will save you time as you compile your costume.
Johnny Appleseed Crafts
Are your kids learning about Johnny Appleseed? If so, this Johnny Appleseed craft is perfect for your lessons.
Are you teaching about Johnny Appleseed this fall? If so, you don’t want to miss this collection of Johnny Appleseed crafts.
Johnny Appleseed Printables
Whether you’re celebrating Johnny Appleseed Day or supplementing your apples preschool theme, don’t miss this free Johnny Appleseed preschool activity pack!
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.
These Johnny Appleseed activities are perfect for Johnny Appleseed Day and your general preschool apple theme lessons.
This Johnny Appleseed story printable is designed to be used as a companion to any version of the classic folktale you choose.
Preschoolers can work on number recognition and color words with these Johnny Appleseed color by number pages. Add them to your Johnny Appleseed Day activities.
Johnny Appleseed coloring pages are a great addition to your autumn, apple, and Johnny Appleseed themes.
Books About Johnny Appleseed
Fill your autumn book basket with one or more of these storybook versions of the Johnny Appleseed story. Perfect for Johnny Appleseed Day!
With Johnny Appleseed Day just around the corner, use these Johnny Appleseed books to teach your kids about his life and his accomplishments.
Be sure to check back on a regular basis. As I add new Johnny Appleseed posts to the site, I’ll update this list so you can find all of my Johnny Appleseed activities in one place!
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