Fall means colder weather, apples, and pumpkins, are you ready for fall? I do miss the warmer weather but it doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy fall. It’s the perfect time to learn about apples with these apple life cycle worksheets.
Learn how a seed grows into a delicious apple that we all consume. If you don’t like pure apples, you may enjoy apple juice, cider, apple pie or a whole plethora of other apple treats. You can’t go wrong with apples, they are a versatile fruit. There are thousands of varieties that are grown in North American and even more worldwide.
Apples are pretty affordable for us to purchase year round so we can enjoy them through the whole year here in Ontario. This makes it a staple in our home and the perfect snack for growing families. My teen can eat up to 5 apples a day. Can’t complain, at least it’s not junk food.
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There are vocabulary 3-part cards that you can use to teach new words to your kids. Dot coloring pages, writing pages, and a graphing activity make up the pack. Learn the different stages of the apple. You can laminate the puzzle so that you can reuse it again.
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Cut open an apple and take a look inside. Examine the core, how many seeds are found inside? Is this the same for every apple. Find the different parts of an apple, core, seed, stem, leaf, skin and flesh.
To extend the activity, read your favorite apple books from the library. Learn exactly what an apple tree goes through from seed to full grown tree. What happens in the winter? You may also find the different varieties of apples that are grown in each country.
My favorite apple is Macintosh but they’re not good for baking with but really good on their own.
Get the full Apple Life Cycle printable pack with more learning, writing, coloring activities for your kids in The Learning Lab.