Apple Themed Books and Activities for Preschoolers

Happy (almost) Fall, y’all! Whether you’re heading back to school, getting into Fall activities, or just love apples any time of year – I hope this post gives you lots of ideas for your apple theme!

*If you’re looking for our FREE apple themed Preschool plans, head to the bottom of this post!*

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We are loving our new apple unit for toddlers and preschoolers! These units include 10+ hands-on, printable activities in color and black/white. Your little ones will love practicing common Preschool skills like counting, colors, shapes, and more! Each center in the unit can be adapted for little ones ages 2-4 and include tons of fine motor skills practice!

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Before your order or purchase any new books for this unit, take a quick look through the books you already own and I bet you’ll find lots of good ones! But if you’re looking for some new ones, you can find some of our favorites below! *These links are Amazon affiliate resources. I will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you if you choose to purchase using my links!*

Curious George: Apple Harvest – Lynne Polvino

The Biggest Apple Ever – Steven Kroll

Apple Trouble! – Ragnhild Scamell

How Do Apples Grow? – Jill McDonald

Apples – Gail Gibbons


The sea apple life cycle is a great Science addition to your pond theme! It’s also a great way to modify the apple plans for your older kiddos. LG loves learning about different life cycles with these studies!

The apple life cycle study includes tons of hands-on activities like sensory bins, STEM activities, sequencing cards and more! It also includes book recommendations, videos, real-life photos and practice pages!

CLICK HERE to grab your apple life cycle study!


Each month I LOVE sending my e-mail subscriber pals some fun FREEBIES for their little ones! Can you tell I was really excited about our apple themed unit when I created our August freebies?! Ha! If you sign up for my list using the link below, I’ll send these cuties right to you!

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These sensory companions give your preschool kiddos tons of opportunities to practice academic skills in a fun, hands-on way! Little ones will practice building numbers and letters, number and alphabetical order, CVC words, rhyming, and more!

CLICK HERE to grab your Fall Preschool Sensory Bins!


Looking for a fun Back-to-School activity for your Preschool students? Or maybe a sweet keepsake for your own kiddos to see how their interests change each year? This craft has you covered! Simply have your little ones draw or write their answers to the prompts, color, cut, and paste! It will be so fun to go back through these every year to see how my own little LG grows!

CLICK HERE to grab your FREE “About Me” craft!


Are you ready to get busy with this theme? Don’t forget to grab your FREE apple themed plans! These plans include Sensory, Math, Literacy, and Fine Motor activities for 9 days. You can spread them out across a whole month or use them like we are for 2 M-F weeks!

CLICK HERE to grab your FREE apple plans!


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Well, friends – I hope this post helps you tons with your apple theme! If you ever have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me or DM me on Instagram! Hope to chat with your soon!


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