September is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for all things APPLES! I absolutely LOVE using apples for teaching so many skills and standards. I’ve rounded up over ten free apple activities for kindergarten through 2nd grade!
Free Apple Activities for Reading & Writing
Apple Pie Play Dough from Simply Creative Teaching – Teach your students to read a recipe for making play dough! Use the reading comprehension questions to help students prepare for making play dough!
Apple Sounds from Miss Kindergarten – Help your students practice the alphabet sounds! After reading the poem together, students will pick an apple and identify the sound the letter makes!
Apple Sight Word Game from Literacy with the Littles – This board game will give your beginning readers an engaging way to practice 50 beginning high frequency words!
Short Vowel Apple Sort from Alleah Maree – Use this fun activity to practice short vowel sounds! Students can sort the apple cards into individual baskets for literacy centers.
Print & Go Apple Freebies from Joy in the Journey Teaching – Grab these 6, no-prep apple activities! Students will get valuable skill practice as they color, trace, write, cut, glue, sequence, and so much more!
Apple Pie Booklet from Primary Theme Park – Students can create an adorable apple pie shaped booklet. In this booklet, they write the steps for making an apple pie on each flap!
Apples About Me from The Stay-at-Home Teacher – I love this free apple craftivity! It is a great way to help your students get to know each other during back to school time!
Apple Math Freebies
Making Ten Apple Bump from A Sunny Day in First Grade – Kids will love practicing facts of ten with this math game! Just add a deck of cards or a 10-sided dice and cover the number you need to make ten.
Apple Number Bonds from Missing Tooth Grins – This apple-themed dice game is a great addition to your math centers. Students roll the die twice to create a number bond and then solve!
Apple Patterns from Live, Laugh, I LOVE Kindergarten – Practice extending patterns with these cute apple-themed pattern strips! Students will extend each pattern using the apple tiles provided in this freebie.
Parts of an Apple from A is for Apples – Teach and learn about the parts of an apple! Use this free mini poster, printable, and anchor chart pieces!
Apple Taste Test from Keeping My Kiddo Busy – Children love to taste red, green, and yellow apples. Serve children each kind of apple and they can fill out their taste test recording page!
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Need print & go apple math activities? Grab the September differentiated no prep math (printable + digital).