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Apple Antics

I have all the children in the class bring in one apple, any color. We then take the apples and do the following activities before making applesauce. What can you do with apples? If you have lots of different colored apples you can: Sort and graph them by color. Add and subract them. Make a pattern such as red, green, yellow, red, green, then
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Hand in hand

This is one of my parents favorite keepsakes and often gets framed! Hand in Hand You will need: Beige and red tempra paint, 8X11 piece of white card stock, a paintbrush or sponge applicator. Optional: A pink heart sticker or construction paper heart. Paint the parent, grandparent, or caregiver’s palm with a beige paint. Place the hand painted side down onto the card stock.
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Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies

Children love to help in the kitchen. They can measure, stir, roll out dough, cut shapes, and decorate. Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies  You will need: 1 cup sugar 1cup butter, softened 1 pkg (3 oz) cream cheese, softened 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg yolk 2 cups all-purpose flour Pink or red colored sugar and white, pink, or
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Apple Song

This is an easy song for children to learn. You can act out the song as you sing Apple Song (sung to The Farmer in The Dell) There was an apple seed     (Pretend to plant seed)                                           t’was planted in the ground. Down came the pouring rain   (Use fingers as rain) and puddled all around. And then came out the sun   (Put hands above head
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The Little Red House with No Windows and No Doors and a Star Inside

Children are fascinated by this story. They often say “It’s Magic!”   Read the following story (have an apple ready to cut-you’ll need it towards the end of the story) The Little Red House with No Windows and No Doors and a Star Inside There once was a boy who was tired of playing with his toys. “I can’t find anything to do” he
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