Apple Unit: No-Prep Preschool & Kindergarten Activities

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Grade Levels
PreK - K
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This fun and engaging APPLE unit will challenge your students and simplify your lesson planning! This download includes 25 no-prep activities that can be completed in any order.

This print-and-go packet will give your students valuable skill practice - with a fun apple theme. The students will color, trace, write, cut, glue, sequence, complete patterns, match, identify letters, numbers, and colors, poll, graph, add, decode, and craft! This download will save you time and engage your students - definitely a win-win!

ACTIVITIES INCLUDED: (and skills covered)

  1. Apple picture vocabulary cards (12 real life pictures)
  2. A is for Apple (dot marker, tracing, coloring)
  3. Apple dot marker activity
  4. Apple dot marker activity (identifying A among other letters)
  5. Aa is for Apple (distinguishing between capital A and lowercase a, coloring)
  6. Color by Sight Word
  7. A Colorful Collection of Apples
  8. Count the Apples (counting groups)
  9. My Name in a Basket Craft (name writing, coloring, cutting, gluing)
  10. Enjoying a Yummy Snack (sequencing events, coloring, cutting, gluing)
  11. Finish the Pattern (pattern identification, pattern completion, drawing, coloring)
  12. Shadow Matching (matching pictures to the correct shadow)
  13. The Life Cycle of an Apple Tree (two options: 1. coloring 2. cut and glue)
  14. Fun Facts About Apples booklet (coloring, tracing, folding)
  15. Apples: The Inside Story (identifying parts of an apple, tracing, coloring)
  16. Create an Apple Tree (follow the instructions to create a colorful scene)
  17. Follow the Apple’s Path (tracing lines, prewriting)
  18. Using My Five Senses (describing an apple with the five senses)
  19. Apple Food Survey (asking the students if they like or dislike certain apple foods)
  20. Class Bar Graph: My Favorite Kind of Apple
  21. Class Bar Graph: My Favorite Apple Treat
  22. Apple Addition (adding within 10, writing numbers)
  23. Crack the Code (use a key to write letters to solve a silly riddle)
  24. You are the Apple of My Eye note/craft (appreciating others, coloring, cutting, gluing)
  25. How Many Apples? task cards (students put a clothespin on the correct answer)

DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW to see a sampling of the activities included in the resource.

The activities can be completed in a variety of ways, depending on the structure and needs of your classroom:

  • an apple unit
  • morning work
  • centers (reading, math, science)
  • homework practice
  • small group
  • independent practice

Resource created by Jessica Lawler

Visit my website: Joy in the Journey Teaching

Total Pages
36 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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