Our weekly theme for next week will be apples. Here are our plans for both Boober (my son, the preschooler) and Mokey (my daughter, the tot). You are welcome to follow along with us, and if you do please comment below!

Complete Preschool Homeschool Apple Unit Study

 

Both Boober and Mokey will be doing the following things together:

Singing this Circle Time song:

 

Five red apples hanging in a tree

The juiciest apples you ever did see.

The wind came by and gave an angry frown

And one little apple came tumbling down

 

Four red apples hanging in a tree

The juiciest apples you ever did see.

The wind came by and gave an angry frown

And one little apple came tumbling down

 

Three red apples hanging in a tree

The juiciest apples you ever did see.

The wind came by and gave an angry frown

And one little apple came tumbling down

 

Two red apples hanging in a tree

The juiciest apples you ever did see.

The wind came by and gave an angry frown

And one little apple came tumbling down

 

One red apples hanging in a tree

The juiciest apples you ever did see.

The wind came by and gave an angry frown

And one little apple came tumbling down

 

Eating these snacks or drinking these drinks:

Apple slices with yogurt dip, Apple Angel Food Cake (combine a box of angel food cake with a can of apple pie filling and bake according to the box of cake… that easy!), applesauce and apple juice.

We will also taste test different types of apples!

 

Doing these Activities:

Playdoh Apples

What you need:

Green Brown Red and Yellow playdoh

Foam plates to contain the mess

Plastic utensils to form the playdoh

What you need:

1. Roll your different playdoh colors into the shape of an apple

2. Use your untensils to create a leaf and stem for your apples

 

Apple Stamping

What you need:

Heavy paper

Green Red and Yellow Paint

Apples

Foam plates or heavy paper plates to pour paint onto

What to do:

  1. Slice apple in half
  2. Let your child dip the flat part of the apple into the paint on your plate
  3. Let your child stamp the apples onto their paper

 

Paper Plate Apple

What you need:

Paper Plates

red and green paint

glue sticks

green and brown construction paper

 

What to do:

  1. Paint the paper plate  and  allow to dry
  2. glue seeds in the  middle
  3. add leaves and stem with   green/brown construction paper

 

Handprint Apple Trees

What you need:

Paper

Brown paint

Green and red do-a-dot markers

Paintbrush

What to do:

  1. Apply brown paint to your child’s hand and part way up the arm and press down on the paper to make the trunk of the tree.
  2. Let your child stamp leaves and apples on their tree with the do a dot markers.

 

Reading these books together:

 

Studying this Bible Story together: The Garden of Eden

 

For the Tot:

Language Arts: Letter A

Weekly Color: Red

Math: Practicing Above, Below, Beside

 

For the Preschooler:

Math: Review of Counting 10-20

Science: Apple Science

Language Arts: Letter Review D thru G

All together as a family: For our weekly theme wrap up we will pop some popcorn and sit down a watch Sleeping Beauty.

 

The Apples Printable Packs we are using are:

Apple Printable Pack 1

Apple Printable Pack 2

Apple Printable Pack 3

 

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