Printable Johnny Appleseed Activities

These printable Johnny Appleseed activities are perfect for celebrating Johnny Appleseed Day or supplementing your apples preschool theme!

Did you realize that Johnny Appleseed is more than a tall tale or a legend? He’s a real person who traveled the country planting apple orchards as he traveled west.

These printable Johnny Appleseed activities are perfect for celebrating Johnny Appleseed Day or supplementing your apples preschool theme!

Introduce your kids to Johnny Appleseed or add these Johnny Appleseed activities to your autumn preschool units. There’s a variety of printables featured below, so you’ll be sure to find something on the list to suit your needs.

Explore all of the printables featured below with your little ones for a fun Johnny Appleseed unit this autumn.

Johnny Appleseed Activities

• Preschoolers will practice sorting the letters of the alphabet with this Johnny Appleseed letter matching game.

• Last week, I shared this Johnny Appleseed preschool printable which is full of early literacy and math activities for little ones.

• This Johnny Appleseed unit study is packed full of printables, a book list, a video, and a bunch of apple crafts for preschoolers.

• Print out this one-page Johnny Appleseed counting activity, and have your preschoolers make fingerprint apples as they practice counting from 1-10.

• These Johnny Appleseed printables are designed to be used with children 2-10. You can use them with all of your young learners at once.

• Add this collection of Johnny Appleseed coloring pages to your Johnny Appleseed unit study. Kids can practice their handwriting, as well.

• Tots and preschoolers alike will work on various beginner math and literacy skills with this Johnny Appleseed printable unit.

• While some of the activities in this Johnny Appleseed lapbook are designed for older kids, there are plenty that your preschoolers can do.

• Break out your dot markers for this set of ten Johnny Appleseed dot marker printables.

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.

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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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