Games and Toys Featuring Apples For Homeschool

As you all know this week we have been studying Apples so I thought the kids might be tired of all the resources I had been sharing and would like to take a break. So this morning I would like to bring you some children’s books and games that feature apples you can use in your homeschooling classes. As free days are always a lot of fun and Charlies favorite day of the week.

The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree

This book about nature and the changing seasons focuses on a young boy and a very special apple tree. In Gail Gibbons’s bright illustrations, Arnold collects apple blossoms in spring, builds a tree house in summer, makes apple pie and cider in the fall, and hangs strings of popcorn and berries for the birds in winter, among other seasonal activities. Includes a recipe for apple pie and a description of how an apple cider press works.

Apples, Apples Everywhere!: Learning About Apple Harvests (Autumn) Paperback – August 1, 2010

Autumn is apple harvest time. Come along on a trip to the apple orchard. Find out how apples are picked and stored. Learn which apples are best for munching. But watch out for the apple worms!

Annie The Apple Pie Fairy

Brilliant new fairy story book that will delight children and adults!

Annie the Apple Pie Fairy is a TV chef who makes simple, homey pies. One day, her position as the queen of pies is threatened by Sondra the Strudel fairy’s new show. An intense competition starts between Annie and Sondra, and sees their fairy audience become obsessed with Sondra’s fancy pies and the gadgets used to make them. But when the mass of new gadgets and pie-making machines causes a huge power outage, what will happen to all the pies, and will Annie be able to save the day? Find out in this adorable new storybook from the makers of Camilla the Cupcake Fairy!

Features & Benefits:

  • Join Annie the Apple Pie Fairy and her friends on a challenging and exciting adventure!
  • Lara Ede’s delightful illustrations and
  • Tim Bugbird’s wonderful, rhyming text combine to make this a super story just perfect for reading to kids!
  • Another brilliant storybook from the wonderful creators of the popular Camilla the Cupcake Fairy series!

Johnny Appleseed (Ready-to-Reads) Paperback – September 1, 2004

Who’s that walking along the Ohio? It’s Johnny Appleseed! He walks across the land, planting trees wherever he goes. So, everyone, clap your hands for Johnny Appleseed!

Learning Resources Attribute Apples

  • Compare apples to apples
  • Develop pincer and whole hand grasp by picking up, turning, and studying the apples
  • Sort, classify, and compare apples by 5 attributes including size, color, and physical features (stem, leaf, worm)
  • Set includes 27 apples and activity guide featuring suggested uses of Venn Diagrams for higher order thinking skills
  • Ideal for ages 3+

Big Picture Apples To Apples Game

  • A whole new way to play Apples to Apples
  • Make hilarious comparisons by playing outrageous picture cards
  • Still as easy as comparing apples to apples
  • Get the judge to pick your picture card and win an Apple Chip
  • Includes 640 cards, 25 Apple Chips and instructions
  • High Quality
  • Proprietary design
  • Exceptional performance
  • Apples to Apples is a game of hilarious comparisons
  • Contains 576 cards and provides hours and hours of fun
  • Players will delight in the crazy comparisons while expanding their vocabulary and thinking skills
  • Does not contain duplicate card sets
  • Good for hours of fun

Now that you have books and games to play I wanted to make sure you had the other resources you will need to teach your children about Apples this week.

Apple Themed Math and Reading Activities

Apple Themed Science & Censor Activities

Apple Themed Math & Reading Activities 

Yummy Snack Recipes With Apples

Also search for Apples on my website and you will find more resources as well as a recipes for Simple Homemade Applesauce.

Thank you,

Glenda, Charlie and David Cates


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