Today we’ll explore one of the most popular craft activities for toddlers and preschoolers: making apple prints!
As much as we hate summer coming to an end, nature is taking things in its hands and fall season is fast approaching. It also means that soon we’ll have more rainy than sunny days and kids will be forced to stay inside.
Although rainy autumn days are annoying, they are also a great opportunity for more art, craft and other playful learning activities for our toddlers and preschoolers.
Apple print crafts are easy, fun and very rewarding for kids because let’s face it: It always turns out great! So, we have put together 3 different categories with apple prints:
- using and reusing apple prints as decorations,
- few art variations how to apply apple prints (to bring variety and keep things interesting!)
- playful learning using apple prints (math and literacy ideas)
Apple Prints as Decorations
Perfect as a fall season decoration to decorate home or classroom. Would work wonderful as a group project!
Source: Toddler Approved
Stamping apple prints and then cutting apple shapes to make elements for an apple wreath. Works well as a scissor practice for little hands.
Source: No Time for Flash Cards
Lovely and easy to make gift for teachers to present as child get back to school – apple print bags. Great for library stroll or grocery shopping.
Source: Mum in the Madhouse
Lovely door decoration to welcome a new season. Make this easy apple print wreath for your door and keep it hanging throughout fall season.
Source: Craft Berry Bush
Super simple to make fall decoration for fall – apple print bunting. Chances are: you already own all needed items!
Source: Homemade Serenity
Stamp and apple outside and place an apple inside! Great snack to bring along to a school field trip or a picnik in the local park.
Source: Inner Child Fun
Combine apple prints and leaf rubbings to create a lovely autumn garland and hang it as a decoration on your walls or windows.
Source: Best Toys 4 Toddlers
Looking for an idea for a gift for a teacher or someone with a birthday in fall months? If you choose to make apple print coasters, gift will be ready in minutes!
Source: Kids Activities Blog
Learn about contrast as kids make black and white apple print art. Easy to prepare and make and quite stuning hanging as a wall art.
Source: Creative Family Fun
Tried making your own wrapping paper before? It’s quite simple as you will see if you try stamping apple print wrapping paper.
Source: Red Ted Art
Apple Prints Ideas for Arts and Crafts
Printed Fruit Trees | Nettle’s Notes
Apple Print Butterflies | Macaroni Kid
Apple Printing Shamrock | The Chocolate Muffin Tree
Apple Print Turns Pumpkins | Mom in Madison
Another Way to Make Pumpkins with Apple Prints | Frugal Mom Eh
Apple Print Caterpillar | Kidspot
Sidewalk Paint Apple Prints | Learn Play Imagine
Apple Print Ladybugs | Artsy Momma
Apple Stamping Tree Craft | Crafty Morning
Apple Stamped Crab Kids Craft | Make and Takes
Apple Basket | Premeditated Leftovers
Apple Picking Craft | No Time for Flashcards
Using Apple Prints for Learning
Math with Apple Prints | Baby.co.uk
Apple Counting Game | Motherhood on a Dime
Apple Prints Patterning | Buggy & Buddy
A with Apple Stamps | Toddler Boredom Busters
3 Apple Prints Math Games | How Wee Learn
Spice Apple Print Letters | Fun a Day
Apple Print Number Line | Pre-K Pages
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