Here is a packet full of cute apple-themed language activities for preschoolers. There are 33 pages of activities included in this download! Here’s a detailed look at what you’ll get:
Pages 3-8: “wh” questions about apples- There are “wh” questions about apples written on cards with red borders and answer cards with yellow borders that also contain a picture of the answer. 18 question cards and 18 answer cards.
Pages 9-11: yes/no questions about apples- Each card contains a yes/no question related to apples. 18 cards.
Page 12: apple attributes worksheet- students should color all the apples that contain words that you could use to describe an apple.
Pages 13-14: apple size word cards- Each card contains a question that targets the size words “big, small, biggest, smallest” using pictures of apples. 12 cards.
Pages 15-18: apple same/different mats- Students must choose the apple that is different or the 2 apples that are the same in each row of pictures.
Pages 19- 23: possessive pronoun practice- Cut out the apple pictures and use the prompts on page 21 to practice following directions that contain the possessive pronouns “her” and “him.” There are 2 different worksheets with pictures of a boy and a girl that you can use with this activity.
Page 24: positional concepts scene- Students should use positional words to describe where each apple is located in the scene.
Pages 25-27: basic concept cards- There is a picture card to target each of the following concepts: top, bottom, on, off, in, out, over, under, in front, behind, beside, between, empty, full, whole, half, more, less. 18 cards
Pages 28-32: open ended apple game- Print 2-3 copies of the happy apple cards on pages 28 and 29 as well as 1 copy of foil cards on page 30. Cut out the cards and turn them face down. Give each student a copy of the basket mat. After each student performs the target skill, he/she should choose an apple card from the pile. If the student gets a smiling apple card, he/she adds the card to his/her basket. If the student gets a foil card, then he/she should follow the directions on the card. The student with the most apples in their basket at the end of the game wins.
Page 33: apple smile recipe
Pages 34-35: apple sequence cards- Cut out the pictures cards on page 34 and have students put them in the correct order using the sequencing mat on page 35. There are 8 pictures that show steps from planting apple seeds to eating the apple.
Graphics from www.mycutegraphics.com and www.scrappindoodles.com
Activity created by Lauren Laur, CCC-SLP