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Apples in Story Problems

October 4, 2011
Apples in Story Problems

  Baskets of Apples to Make Story Problems I have small apples that I have numbered to use for a variety of activities.  The following are activity cards that can be used at a learning center or incorporated into a worksheet.  The cards go from younger students to older students doing division and fractions....
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Doing a Taste Test with Apples!

October 1, 2011
Doing a Taste Test with Apples!

Yummy Apples for a Taste Test Have a variety of apples available; Granny Smith, Gala, McIntosh and any others you may have in your area.  Prepare by cutting up  the apples into slices and make a graph for everyone to make select their favorites then let the fun begin.  I always ask my students...
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Make an Apple Book Mark

September 30, 2011
Make an Apple Book Mark

Using Cut Apples to Make Book Marks Cut apples into a variety of  cuts; cut in half horizontally, cut vertically and quarter slice. Prepare a flat surface with paint on a folded piece of paper towel (it makes it like an ink pad).  Using green, red, yellow and orange play up the fall colors...
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Using Apples for Math Problems

September 29, 2011
Using Apples for Math Problems

Math Practice This fall instead of weighing pumpkins this year, I thought we would practice doing math weighing apples.  It should be fun! We are also going to go to an apple orchard.  I came up with some simple worksheets for my multi-age classroom. Making something fresh to practice comparing, balancing a scale, adding...
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Plant Apple Seeds

October 18, 2008
Plant Apple Seeds

Children get excited when they can take a seed and watch it sprout into something entirely different. This is a great way to get your son or daughter interested in nature and the cycle of life. Materials: water paper towel apple seeds small plastic bag Collect the seeds while you are preparing the apple sauce...
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Make Apple Sauce

October 18, 2008
Make Apple Sauce

Children learn so much when they help in the kitchen. Besides, cherishing the time with you, they learn that measuring makes a difference and it’s a step towards being a self-sufficient adult. Making apple sauce is easy and yummy and your children will enjoy the fact that they helped make it while they eat...
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Paint with Apples

October 18, 2008
Paint with Apples

Painting with apples cut in various shapes gives your child an opportunity to explore textures, shapes and colors in a safe environment. Materials: 2 apples knife paper plate butcher block or white construction paper tempera paints in assorted colors Cut the apples to create different shapes: Cut one apple horizontally – when apples are...
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Decorate Favorite Apple

October 18, 2008
Decorate Favorite Apple

Turning an ordinary apple into an apple creation with its own unique personality is great fun! Children of all ages enjoy making crazy faces for their apple creations. Materials: assorted apples markers or crayons clear labels, transparent tape or store bought stickers Have your child pick his favorite apple to decorate into an apple person...
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Taste Testing Apples

October 18, 2008
Taste Testing Apples

Any lesson that involves food will capture the attention of your child and having an opportunity to be a food critic has a definite appeal to it (no pun intended). Materials: A selection of apples – you can use the same apples from the sorting activity. pencil or crayons activity sheet for tasting apples PDF...
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Compare Apples

October 18, 2008
Compare Apples

Make going to the fruit market an adventure for your child. Tell him he will be doing some projects with apples and let him pick out different kinds of apples to use for the projects. Materials: – red, green and yellow apples – red, green and yellow construction paper Let your child pick out red, yellow...
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