Johnny Appleseed Craft

Are your kids learning about Johnny Appleseed? If so, this Johnny Appleseed craft is perfect for your lessons.

This paper craft for preschoolers is not just fun. It’s also a great way to help preschoolers work on fine motor and cutting skills.

You’ll find two versions of this craft. The first is full color – just cut and paste. The second is black and white for kids to color on their own before cutting and pasting the craft.

johnny-craft-1 Johnny Appleseed Craft

Johnny Appleseed Craft

No matter which version you choose, your preschoolers will love this quick and easy craft that’s perfect for your Johnny Appleseed activities.

What You’ll Need

What You’ll Do

Download and print the template. Choose which template to use. If you’re using the black and white version, have children color the individual pieces of the craft template.

j-a-template Johnny Appleseed Craft

Now, cut out all of the pieces to build your Johnny Appleseed paper craft.

johnny-appleseed-pieces Johnny Appleseed Craft

Glue the body to a piece of construction paper. Be sure to place it toward the bottom so you have room to put the hat on his head.

Next, glue the head atop the neck of the full body piece.

johnny-appleseed-body Johnny Appleseed Craft

Then, glue the hat to the top of Johnny’s head.

Next, glue his arms down, and glue the apple in one of his hands.

Glue the shoes to the end of each pant leg – flat side down.

Finally, add the little patch to his overalls, and you’re all set!

You’re all done! Super easy, huh?

johnny-appleseed-craft-fb-1024x536 Johnny Appleseed Craft

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.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

61rgGVM1OAL Johnny Appleseed Craft51twXHG4rBL Johnny Appleseed Craft51itM7L8iXL Johnny Appleseed Craft

 

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. 

johnny-craft-2-683x1024 Johnny Appleseed Craft

More Learning Fun

Download and print these Johnny Appleseed puppets to make storytelling more fun.

This crocheted Johnny Appleseed hat is the perfect addition to your dress-up box!

Your older children might enjoy this Johnny Appleseed unit study.

Johnny Appleseed Craft

johnny-appleseed-square-720x540 Johnny Appleseed Craft

Are your kids learning about Johnny Appleseed? If so, this Johnny Appleseed craft is perfect for your lessons.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • cardstock or printer paper
  • colored construction paper
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • crayons or markers
  • Johnny Appleseed craft template

Instructions

Download and print the template. Choose which template to use. If you’re using the black and white version, have children color the individual pieces of the craft template.

Now, cut out all of the pieces to build your Johnny Appleseed paper craft.

Glue the head to the neck on the full-body piece.

Next, glue the arms to the shoulders. Glue the apple to one of his hands.

Glue one shoe to the bottom of each pant leg with the flat side on the bottom.

Add the patch to one leg of Johnny Appleseed’s overalls.

Finally, glue the pot to the top of his head.

Take your completed Johnny Appleseed craft, and glue it to a background paper.

You’re all done!

Johnny Appleseed Craft Template

Click the button below. Enter your email address below to download your free printable craft template, and join the weekly email list.

[thrive_2step id=’38234′]johnny-craft-download Johnny Appleseed Craft[/thrive_2step]

Related Posts

johnny-appleseed-1-1 Johnny Appleseed Craft   johnny-appleseed-1 Johnny Appleseed Craft   johnny-appleseed-for-preschool Johnny Appleseed Craft

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *