- Go to an orchard & pick apples. We do this every year and love it. I think ours were about $0.60/lb. Visit www.pickyourown.org to find a great u-pick farm nearby.
- Make homemade applesauce.
- Core, peel and slice several apples.
- Put in a saucepan with a little cinnamon and sugar.
- Cook on low until the apples get soft and applesaucy. Sooo good warm.
- Cut up red, green and yellow apples & eat them with dip!
- Count the seeds inside
- Cut the apple horizontally to see the "star" inside
- Ten Apples Up on Top
- Read "Ten Apples Up On Top" by Dr. Seuss
- Glue a picture of your kids on a piece of paper.
- Have apple stickers or red dot stickers and let them stack 10 apples on their head! I just ordered some great apple stickers here. There are 72 stickers in the pack for about $2, plus free shipping with Amazon Prime!
- Make stoplight pictures with cut apples
- Cut a green, red, and yellow apple in half.
- Dip the cut side in a shallow container of green, red, and yellow paint.
- Press the prints on a vertical black rectangle … red on top, yellow middle, green on bottom.
- Make an apple sun catcher
- Use a clear round lid, brush with glue and press pieces of red tissue paper in the glue.
- Attach a green leaf
- Punch a hole at the top and attach a yarn stem hanger.
- Bob for apples
- Make several apple cutouts from foam paper and place in the tub or large container of water.
- Use small sieves or slotted spoons to catch the apples.
- 10 Little Fingerprint Apples
- Write the following rhyme on the paper of a blank paper.
- Have the kids glue a brown rectangle vertically to make a trunk & a large green circle on top to make the treetop.
- Next, dip all 10 fingers in red paint and press them on the tree.
- When dry, count the 10 little apples on their tree & write it in the blank on the last line!
I have 10 fingers. Count them with me.
They make ____ apples on my tree.
- Core and slice an apple.
- Spread with peanut butter.
- Sandwich mini marshmallows between two apples.
Mini Caramel Apples
- Use a melon baller to make small “apples” leaving some of the skin on top.
- Unwrap and melt several caramel squares (according to package).
- Insert a wooden skewer into the apple and dip in caramel.
- Dip the bottom in sprinkles or crushed nuts to prevent sticking. Cool on wax paper! So good!