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Learning about apples is one of my students' favorite units.  It's a great way to plug in all sorts of science too. Today's blog features 3 of my newest apple packets. 

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activitesFirst up is "Life Cycle Of An Apple Activities". This packet includes a variety of quick, easy & fun, “Print & Go” activities that will help your students learn about the apple's life cycle.

Choose which one is appropriate for your kiddos, or give them a choice.
They are different enough so that you can do several: one to introduce your lesson, another to reinforce it, then later to assess.

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activitesYou could also do one in class, then tuck another in backpacks for homework. They are great for early finishers and a sub tub too.

The packet includes:

* A Life Cycle of an Apple Wheel, which comes in full color so you can explain the science, then use as an independent center.
There’s also one in black and white, so that students can make their own.

* For a center, there’s a Life Cycle of an Apple “puzzle pie”, as well as…

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activites* A Life Cycle of an Apple worksheet-poster, with a variety of options, plus 2 completed teacher samples you can use to explain what you want your students to do, or leave in your center so students can self-check their work.

Completed projects make a sweet bulletin board I’ve included a poster for the center of your display.

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activites* There's also a set of sequencing cards for the apple’s life cycle. These can also be used for a Memory Match or “I Have; Who Has?” game.

* Create more games by using the life cycle word cards, ordinal number cards and the ”Kaboom!" cards, plus you can add the cover to make an "Itty Bitty" Life Cycle of an Apple Booklet.

* Finally, use the colorful life cycle of an apple bookmarks, as a mini- certificate of praise, which students can refer to as they share what they've learned with their families.

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activitesNext up is an apple-shaped “flip” booklet, which is a quick, easy and fun way to teach the life cycle of an apple as well.

I’ve included full-color patterns so you can quickly & easily make a sample to share, as well as a BW version for students.

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activitesSimply run off the whole apple “cover” on red, yellow & lime green construction paper.  (There are 2 options: One with graphics, the other with just words.)

The inside life cycle “pages” are 2-on-a-page to conserve paper.

There are adorable boy & girl graphic options to make the booklet more personal.

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activitesI purposely made the booklet just 2 pages long, so this would be a simple activity that can be done in a short amount of time.

Children color, trim, and glue their pages to the right hand side of the apple base, then add the cover.

When everyone is done, read the picture booklet as a whole group to review the science vocabulary, and solidify the life cycle's sequence. 

Finally, I think you will really enjoy the versatility of The "Itty Bitty" Apple Booklet packet.

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activitesMy kiddos absolutely love “Itty Bitty” booklets.

I call them that because my pattern has 4 small pages on a one-page template, making the completed booklet “just the right size” for my students.

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activitesBecause the booklet is little, children are not overwhelmed with a lot of worksheets, but instead, enjoy working on the mini pages.  It's a super-fun alternative to the "same old-same old worksheet".

Even though I just assign a few pages, many of my students ask if they can do more! The booklet keeps everything nice, neat and organized too, plus printing’s a breeze conserving paper and ink.

Another advantage of this packet is that you get to design your own booklet to suit your students’ levels and reinforce the skills you want them to practice.

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activitesIt’s also super-simple to diversify which helps slower learners feel comfortable, while choosing other pages to challenge your brighter kiddos.

I’ve included 80 different options ( ! ) so your kiddos can practice a variety of math & language arts standards.
Assemble a “big” Itty Bitty booklet, with a variety of pages, or make several for the different subjects.  

They can be used for morning work, Daily 5 word work, a math center, for homework, early finishers or tucked in a sub tub.

cov seasons of my apple tree poster set 2Today's featured FREEBIE also has an apple theme, which will help you explain the 4 seasons by using a seasonal apple tree poster and worksheet

It's a great activity to transition to after reading the story, "The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree" by Gail Gibbons I hope you find it useful. 

life cycle of an apple activities, life cycle of an apple crafts, life cycle of an apple centers, apple crafts, apple centers, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons  of my apple tree activitesWell that's it for today. Thanks for stopping by. 

Gotta dash, getting my haircut in an attempt to beautify myself for an upcoming wedding. Wishing you a stress free and relaxing day.

"Just because you find one bad apple, doesn't mean you should give up on the whole tree." -Unknown

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