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An Apple a Day!

Apple by Nikki McClure

Up, Up, Up! It’s Apple Picking Time by Jodi Fickes Shapiro

Find some ap”peel”ing preschool apple science activities here:




Arbor Day! Earth Day!

Earth Day Birthday by Maureen Wright

We Planted a Tree by Diane Muldrow

After reading the first book, select some activities from:



After reading the second book, examine some ways trees get planted other than by people:


which includes:


Or, collect maple helicopters, oak acorns, pine cones, etc., to use with a magnifying glass.

we planted a treeEarthday Birthday

Tree Life Cycle

Picture a Tree by Barbara Reid

Copy or draw a picture of a big tree with lots of branches.  Have each child “dress up” the tree with their own artistic ideas.  Perhaps leaves, kites, apples, blossoms, birds, or animals will be used.

Picture a Tree

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