This is a pack of three crafts that I use in my kindergarten classroom during the month of September.
The first is a book. It is shaped like an apple and each page contains part of an apple poem. On each page, the students must draw a picture to match a certain part of the poem. The words are shaped and sized so that even non-readers can figure out what each page says. For example, the word big is written in large letters and the word round is written in a round shape. This is a good confidence booster for beginning readers and my brand new kindergartners love taking this home to "read" to their families.
The book reads:
Apple with a worm in the middle
All are picked in the fall
This is also a fun poem to memorize and recite for Johnny Appleseed Day.
Templates for a front cover, back cover, and all book pages (along with step-by-step directions) are included.
When finished, the book is tied together with a ribbon. This is a fun keepsake to send home to remember the beginning of the school year.
The second is a scarecrow craft we use in my kindergarten class to celebrate the first day of fall.
The final project is a monkey craft. I often use a fun monkey theme in my classroom and this is a great way to decorate at the beginning of the year.
All templates and step-by-step directions (with pictures) are included for each activity.
Please message me if you have any questions. Enjoy!