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This preschool apple life cycle coloring book is designed to help kids learn (or review) how apples grow. Perfect for ages 4-7!
As you begin fleshing out your preschool apples theme, be sure to leave room in your schedule for teaching the life cycle of an apple. You can also teach the life cycle during a plant or tree unit.
Add these free preschool printables to your lessons this fall. It’s the perfect addition to your study of apples!
Preschool Apple Life Cycle
There is so much to see and explore during the autumn months. Everything is begin to change color as summer comes to an end.
Not only do coloring pages provide kids with an opportunity to express their creativity, but they provide an opportunity to teach proper pencil grip.
Each simple coloring page in this coloring book includes a caption naming each stage of the life cycle. These captions, written in a dotted font, are perfect for tracing.
After coloring the pictures, let kids trace the words in their best handwriting.
This coloring book is just one of twenty activities included in my apple life cycle bundle.
You can use these pages to introduce the life cycle. Use the cover page as a teaching tool to teach the sequence of the life cycle.
Then, present the coloring pages. Have your child put them in order using the diagram, if necessary.
Bind the pages into a coloring book, if you’d like. Then, let kids use the book to tell a friend or loved one what they’ve learned.
Print these pages on regular printer paper, and let your preschoolers use their favorite coloring medium to complete each page.
You can also laminate them or slip them in a dry erase pocket after coloring the pictures. Then, let your little ones use dry erase markers to trace the words.
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.
Apples, Apples, Apples – It’s a blue sky autumn day and Minna, Pop, Mom, and Dad have decided to go on an outing to Long Hill Orchard. As the bunnies fill their baskets, Farmer Miller teaches them all about apples. This charming story is filled with fun facts, activities, and an applesauce recipe.
Pinkalicious: Apples, Apples, Apples – Pinkalicious and the Pinkertons are all excited when they return from their trip to the orchard with lots of Pink Lady apples to munch on! After realizing they have more apples than the family could possibly use, Pinkalicious finds ways to share the apples with others.
How Do Apples Grow? – Young children love to eat apples and go to orchards. Here’s a Hello, World! board book that teaches toddlers all about how apples grow—from seed to sapling to tree to applesauce.
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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