Johnny Appleseed Crafts

Are you teaching about Johnny Appleseed this fall? If so, you don’t want to miss this collection of Johnny Appleseed crafts.

On the list below, you’ll find a toilet paper tube craft, a paper plate craft, and more. All are appropriate for preschool and kindergarten kids to make for Johnny Appleseed Day.

Johnny Appleseed Day is September 26. Teach your child about his life and his contributions. Read a book about Johnny Appleseed, and then choose one of these fun crafts to make with your little ones.

Johnny Appleseed Crafts

This collection of crafts is perfect for your Johnny Appleseed theme, but they work well within your general apple them, too.

Help your kids strengthen motor skills, concentration, and logical reasoning as they assemble the crafts featured below.

Books About Johnny Appleseed

As you begin to plan out your apples preschool theme, 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.

Seed by Seed: The Legend and Legacy of JohnJohnny AppleseedMy Little Golden Book About Johnny Appleseed


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. 

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!

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