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EHS Apples

Updated: Jan 25, 2021

Changes to Environment

Red, Green and Yellow Playdough, Markers, Paper, Crayons and Paint Plastic Apples Books about apples Apple Cookie Cutters Pictures of Apples laminated Apple Lotto Puzzle Empty Apple Juice and Cider Jugs Pie Pan Apple Stamps with Green, Red, Yellow Stamp Pads Basket Apron Scale Recipe cards Homemade apple books Empty Plastic applesauce container Empty Apple Jacks cereal box Empty apple poptart box Empty apple capri sun boxes Apple scented bubbles in water table Water table: apple scented bubbles, plastic apples, bucket, etc Sensory table: green and red sand, pictures of laminated apples, pie pan, small baskets, etc

Teaching Concepts for Indoor Experiences

1. Glue the seeds on the apple (count seeds) (cannot use real seeds) 2. Using a diagram to look at and talk about the different parts of the apple (the seeds, stem, core, etc) 3. Where do apples come from? Look at pictures of different apple trees 4. Apple patterns/sorting. 5. What is your favorite kind of apple? Draw or paint a picture of your favorite apple 6. What is made with apples? Look at empty containers of things that contains apples, pretend play 7. Wash plastic apples. 8. Paint/draw a picture of an apple(s). 9. Glue "apples" on the tree. (count the apples) 10. Stamp with apple stamps. 11. Apple collage 12. Apple mosaic 13. Apple basket count 14. Roll playdough to look like an apple Apple tasting Nutrition Activity for older EHS children (would list under Special Activities on LP) make graph of who liked what)

Teaching Concepts for Outdoor Experiences

1. Find the apple (hide apples around the play ground and let children find them and put them in basket) 2. Worm through the apple (crawl through tunnels or children/teachers standing with legs apart and children crawl through legs) 3. Hot Apple (played like “Hot Potato”) 4. Apple Crawl 5. Apple Toss 6. Squirm like a worm 7. Fishing for apples (put apples in tub with water and try to fish out with nets)

Teaching Concepts for Music Movement Wellness IMIL

1. Farmer Brown Had Ten Green Apples by Ella Jenkins 2. Fruit Salad by The Wiggles 3. Apples Off My Tree (tune: Skip To My Lou) Pick some apples off my tree, Pick some apples off my tree, Pick some apples off my tree, Pick them all for you and me! 4. Round The Apple Tree (tune: Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush) Here we go round the apple tree, The apple tree, the apple tree. Here we go round the apple tree So early in the morning. (continue song by substituting verses below) This is the way we plant the seeds This is the way the little seed sprouts This is the way it grows to a tree This is the way the flowers blossom This is the way the apple grows This is the way the apples are picked. 5. Apple Song (tune: Have You Ever Seen A Lassie) Have you ever seen an apple, an apple, an apple Have you ever seen an apple, that grows on a tree? A red one, a yellow one, a red one, a yellow one Have you ever seen an apple, the grows on a tree? 6. Apples and Bananas I love to eat, eat, eat Apples and bananas I love to eat, eat, eat Apples and bananas I love to ate, ate, ate Apples and bananas (say with long A sound) I love to ate, ate, ate Apples and bananas (say with long A sound) I love to eat, eat, eat, Epples and benenes (say with long E sound) I love to eat, eat, eat, Epples and benenes I love to ite, ite, ite, Ipples and bininis (say with long I sound) I love to ite, ite, ite, Ipples and bininis (say with long I sound) I love to oat, oat, oat Opples and bononos (say with long O sound) I love to oat, oat, oat, Opples and bononos. (say with long O sound) I love to ute, ute, ute Upples and bununus (say with long U sound) I love to ute, ute, ute, Upples and bununus (say with long U sound) I love to eat, eat, eat Apples and bananas! 7. Picking Apples Picking apples (pretend to pick apples) Picking apples One by one (hold up 1 finger) One by one Put them in a basket (pretend to put in basket) Put them in a basket Oh what fun! Oh what fun! 8. Yum Yum Oh I Love To Eat Apples (tune: Boom Boom Ain’t It Great To Be Crazy) Yum, Yum, Oh I love to eat apples Yum, Yum, Oh I love to eat apples Red and green and yellow too Yum, Yum, Oh I love to eat apples! Way up high in the apple tree I saw two eyes lookin’ at me I reached for the apple, it started to squirm Oops! I found Willy the worm! (Chorus) Willy the worm is a friend of mine We eat apples all the time I let him crawl back to that tree Oops! I see Willy looking at me! (Chorus)

Teaching Concepts for Fingerplays

1. Ten Red Apples Ten red apples growing on a tree, Five for you and five for me. Help me shake the tree just so, And ten red apples fall down below. One, two, three, four, five, Six, seven, eight, nine, ten. 2. Little Apples One little, two little, three little apples, Four little, five little, six little apples, Seven little, eight little, nine little apples, 10 little apples fell to the ground. 3. Apple Tree Way up high in the apple tree (stretch arms up high) Two red apples shined at me (hold up 2 fingers) I shook that tree as hard I could (make a shaking motion) Down came the apples, (make a downward motion) Mmmm—were they good?! (smile and rub stomach) 4. Falling Apples This is the tree With leaves so green (make leaves with fingers outstretched) Here are the apples That hang in-between (make fist) The apples will fall, (falling motion with hands) Here is the basket to gather them all. (use arms to form basket) 5. 5 Little Apples Five Little apples swinging in a tree I sure wish one would fall for me One fell down And hit the ground Now how many apples do you see? (Continue until all apples have fallen from tree) No more apples swinging in the tree! 6. Apple Butter An apple sat on the railroad track, Its heart was all a flutter. Around the bend came number 10, And smoosh, smoosh, Apple Butter. (continue to number 9, 8, and so on)


Teaching Concepts for Distance Learning


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