20 Fabulous Apple Crafts For Kids

Twenty Awesome Apple Crafts for Kids

Fall is almost here and that means apples! There's just something about the apple that lends itself to amazing crafts that kids adore. I get a little nostalgic about apple print crafts myself. 

I scoured Pinterest and the pages of some of my blogging buddies and pulled together my top twenty apple crafts that you HAVE to check out for your kids. Which one will you try first? 

Apple Print and Cinnamon Stick Wreath Craft for Kids
Image via The Nature of Grace

Speaking of apple prints, look at this fabulous apple wreath by The Nature of Grace. I love how the apple print circles are cut out and alternated with cinnamon sticks. So smart! This is one of several apple-themed learning activities that was featured in the post over there.

Apple Print and Burlap Banner
Image via Multiples and More

This is a home decor project that kids can get involved in – little burlap squares and apple prints with fabric craft paint can become an amazing banner. Kids LOVE to be “helpful” so this is a great way to give them that chance. See the full tutorial at Multiples and More

Apple Stamp Placemat Kids Can Make Themselves
Image via Go Graham Go

This is a super cute apple craft for kids that will get them involved in the kitchen! I love the various painted apple prints and this would be cute laminated for a more permanent placemat kids can be proud of. Directions at Go Graham Go!

Apple Bean Bags
Image via Kitchen Counter Chronicles

This is SUCH a cute craft. Kids will adore playing with these simple bean bags (who doesn't like bean bags?) and they can make it an indoor or outdoor activity depending on the weather. See how they are made at Kitchen Counter Chronicles

Paper Painted Apple Pillow Kids Can Make
Image via Kiwi Crate

This craft is one that younger kids may need assistance with, but a painted paper apple pillow is sure to be delightful to many kids. Check out the sewing pattern on KiwiCrate

Apple Seed Letter A Alphabet Activity
Image via I Can Teach My Child

Of course I love this idea! You guys know I'm a huge fan of letter learning activities for preschoolers. Using apple seeds for the red and white (like an apple) letter A (as in Apple – A – A – A!) is just brilliant. Great idea from I Can Teach my Child.

Sensory Stand-Up Apple Trees
Image via Blog Me Mom

Part of a sensory play series, these stand up apple trees are a little more involved and would potentially give you something to do for a couple days. Practice math in a tangible, hands-on way and make your own apple orchard! See the full craft at Blog Me Mom.

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Cut and Glue Apple Tree Craft
Image via Hands On As We Grow

If your preschoolers are like mine there isn't too much they like more than cutting and pasting things. That's why this craft is so much fun for them! A DIY apple tree that is nothing but cutting and pasting. Simple, beautiful, and fun, fun, fun! By Hands on As We Grow.

Alphabet Apple Tree on the Wall
Image via No Time for Flash Cards

Here's another apple tree that has alphabet apples – the tree is huge and goes on the wall. I think kids would love the oversized apple tree (more than just one sheet of construction paper). Of course parents will love the peel and stick apple letters which give you a chance to practice letters in a fun way. A win/win activity from No Time For Flash Cards

Alphabet Apple and Worm Game
Image via Fantastic Fun and Learning

I love this alphabet, letters, and sounds game that uses apples and a worm to make it so much fun for kids to learn. Inexpensive to create, this is a craft that's actually a game and can be reused again and again. Love this idea from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Cutting Practice Apple Printable
Image via Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

If your toddler is still mastering their cutting skills this craft will be perfect. Some drawing, cutting and pasting, and practice makes perfect. Grab the free printables from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails!

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Coffee Filter Apple Suncatcher Craft
Image via Mom to 2 Posh Lil' Divas

Gorgeous suncatchers are made using coffee filters! Great chance to let the kids play with water to make these gorgeous suncatchers. See how it's done at Mom to 2 Posh Lil' Divas

Large finger painting apple craft
Image via The Chirping Moms

My kids love to fingerpaint and this craft is a no brainer for guaranteed fun. I find it helpful to trace the shape of the apple in pencil BEFORE the painting starts so I can cut it out more easily – but definitely let the kids paint, and then cut the apple. Simple, less messy, and totally fun. Great idea by The Chirping Moms

TutusAppleGamesAndPatterns
Images via Tutus and Tea Parties

These two math games with apples are just tons of fun. What a great way to introduce math concepts to your kids at home! The picture on top uses apple seeds for counting, while the picture below shows how you can help your kids practice pattern recognition. Both are samples of several great ideas from Tutus and Tea Parties

Ten Apples Up on Top Counting Game
Image via Buggy and Buddy

 This fun activity is based on the Dr Seuss book, Ten Apples Up on Top and kids like LOVE that they are part of the action. Practice math, and make them laugh at the same time? Who would have thought! By Buggy and Buddy

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Make Your Own Apple Craft
Image via Naturally Educational

Kids will enjoy the chance to make their own apples as part of a fall centerpiece or decoration. The strips are cardboard so super simple and made from everyday craft supplies. From Naturally Educational.

Yarn Apple Decoration Crafts Kids Can Make
Image via Make and Takes

Another miniature apple craft that kids can make, this one uses yarn instead of cardboard. These cute little pom-pom apples are simple to make if you know the trick. See how at Make and Takes

Apple Shaped Repurposed Treat Holders
Image via Saved by Love Creations

Love these recycled soda bottles that are now turned into apple treat holders. Super cute and totally repurposed, you can use the apple to hold anything! See how it's done at Saved by Love Creations

Bubble Wrap Apple Print Craft
Image via Crafts by Amanda

These super awesome prints were made using bubble wrap. Bubble wrap! My kids would go completely bonkers with this craft – apples AND stamping AND bubble wrap? The trifecta of crafting awesome. See the fun details at Crafts by Amanda.

{ MORE:  Simple Activities for Preschool at Home }

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Have you discovered any great crafts lately? Do you have a favorite apple craft? Share in the comments! 

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20 Fabulous Apple Crafts For Kids

Angela England is a renaissance woman who doesn't let five children stop her from many pursuits, interests and tasks. Angela is a freelance writer, professional blogger, speaker, labor doula, massage therapist and can usually be found with a coffee nearby. Angela recently published her first book, Backyard Farming on an Acre (more or less) and has since published her first Untrained Housewife Guide - Getting Prepared. ... More

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2 comments

  1. nichole says:

    i like the look of the bubble wrap apples, but i doubt my kids would let the bubble wrap stay unpoped enough to make it! lol

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