Paper Plate Apple Craft

Are you looking for a fun apple craft to add to your preschool apple theme this fall? Try this super simple paper plate apple craft. It’s perfect for preschoolers!

I do love to make apple crafts in August and September. And, it doesn’t get any easier than this paper plate craft.

With just a few supplies you’ve probably got in your craft closet already, preschoolers and kindergarteners can whip up this apple craft in no time.

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Paper Plate Apple Craft

You won’t believe how easy it is to make this preschool craft. In just a few minutes, you can have a super simple apple craft to display.

What You’ll Need

What You’ll Do

Paint the paper plate red. Set aside to dry. Once dry, apply another coat if desired. Set aside to dry completely.

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Cut a brown stem out of the brown construction paper.

Cut a green leave out of the green construction paper.

Turn the paper plate over to the back and glue the stem on. Allow to dry.

Turn the paper plate over to the front and glue the leaf next to the stem.

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Cut the pipe cleaner into a 4 inch piece. Twirl the pipe cleaner around your finger to shape the stem.

Turn the paper plate to the back and glue the pipe cleaner to the back. Once dry, you can use a strong piece of tape to make sure the pipe cleaner stays secure on the paper plate.

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Display the apple paper plate craft!

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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.

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

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Amelia Bedelia’s First Apple Pie – When the very literal-minded Amelia visits Grandma’s house, she gets into the spirit of the fall season by baking her first apple pie.

Annie the Apple Fairy – Annie the Apple Pie Fairy is a TV chef who makes simple, homey pies. One day, her position as the queen of pies is threatened by Sondra the Strudel fairy’s new show. An intense competition starts between Annie and Sondra, and sees their fairy audience become obsessed with Sondra’s fancy pies and the gadgets used to make them. But when the mass of new gadgets and pie-making machines causes a huge power outage, what will happen to all the pies, and will Annie be able to save the day?

Max & Mo Go Apple Picking – Max and Mo are tired of eating corn. Luckily the big ones — the kids — just went apple picking. Everyone knows you can make applesauce with apples, but is there anything else you can make with them?

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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.

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Paper Plate Apple Craft

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Are you looking for a fun apple craft to do this fall? Try this super simple paper plate apple craft. It's perfect for preschoolers!

Materials

  • Large white paper plate
  • Red craft paint
  • Brown construction paper
  • Green construction paper
  • Green pipe cleaner
  • Glue (or hot glue gun)
  • Paint brush
  • scissors
  • Optional: strong tape

Instructions

Paint the paper plate red. Set aside to dry. Once dry, apply
another coat if desired. Set aside to dry completely.

Cut a brown stem out of the brown construction paper.

Cut a green leave out of the green construction paper.

Turn the paper plate over to the back and glue the stem on. Allow to dry.

Turn the paper plate over to the front and glue the leaf
next to the stem.

Cut the pipe cleaner into a 4 inch piece. Twirl the pipe
cleaner around your finger to shape the stem.

Turn the paper plate to the back and glue the pipe cleaner
to the back. Once dry, you can use a strong piece of tape to make sure the pipe cleaner stays secure on the paper plate.

Display the apple paper plate craft!



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