Apples Unit Study Resources


Gala, Pink Lady, Fuji, Golden Delicious, and so many more. There are hundreds of varieties of apples, and so much to learn from studying them. As we approach fall, apples are a great snack and a great unit theme. This week the Review Crew is writing various posts related to apples. I want to share some fun resources you can use to learn more about apples and enjoy fun family times.

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While most people think of apples being something to study with preschool or early elementary students, I think there are ideas that can be used with all ages. I will spend more time on apples with my 6 and 2-year-olds but still include the 12 and 14-year-olds in field trips and cooking activities.

Books About Apples

There are so many books to read about apples. Some are non-fiction and teach about apples. Others are fiction books that feature apples with-in the story. I have included some of our favorites and the recommendations that some of my readers shared.

Cooking with Apples

In addition to reading books about apples, I highly recommend involving all of your senses and cook something with apples. It can be as simple as slicing apples and dipping them in peanut butter, or for the more culinarily advanced homemade caramel sauce, or you can work with your children to bake an apple pie. This is a great chance to work on not culinary skills, but measuring, tasting, nutrition, and more.

Field Trips with Apples

If you have the opportunity, a field trip to an apple orchard is lots of fun. We have been to several and enjoy the opportunity to pick our own apples. Many orchards also have various tasty goodies made from apples and some have other entertainment such as hay rides, music, playgrounds, etc. This can be lots of fun for the whole family.

More Apple Fun

There are also many great art projects, STEM activities, and other fun activities for apples. I have includes a list below with activities for a variety of ages. I know we personally plan to use the apple chalk pastel lesson and the Lego project!

I hope some of these resources are helpful if you choose to study apples as we head into the fall season. I would love to have you share with us some of your favorite apple resources and recipes.

Apples Unit Study Resources

Apple Books

Apples A-Z

The Giving Tree

Autumn is for Apples


Diary of a Worm Teacher’s Pet (My son picked this one out at the library because it had an apple on the cover.)

Ten Apples Up on Top

Apples, Apples, Apples

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World

Apple Recipes

Homemade Applesauce

Apple Pie

Apples w/ dip

Apple Cider

Caramel Apples or if you want super simple you can buy these caramel wraps for your apples instead of making caramel.

Apple Activities

Free Apple Chalk Pastel Lesson

Painting with Apples

40 Apple Activities for Kids

Apple Fractions

Lego Apples

Apple Field Trips

Apple Picking

Farmers Market

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