We made apple pies in preschool

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on October 1, 2010

in Apples, Children's Books, Sensory Play, The Apple Pie Tree

This is a fun little apple pie to make with your preschoolers….

The children started cooking up their apple pies by painting a paper plate with red paint.

Then they sprinkled the painted plate with cinnamon and nutmeg.

Well – they got a little carried away with the spices…

But the room sure did smell good…

We read the Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall and talked about the growth stages of apples. The children enjoyed this little apple tree sequencing flannel board activity to go along with the story.

And then they played with the apple pie tree flannel board that I made…

And we made apple patterns which ended up in a little bit of this and a little bit of that on the floor!

A pretty sweet day all around:)

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1 kristin October 1, 2010 at 6:40 am

i need to do more with our flannel boards…i know they love them.

2 lori October 1, 2010 at 8:11 am

i am borrowing the flannel board idea for this book, one we read every fall. why not make edible apple pie ? we always make “no bake” apple pies after sharing this story with mini graham cracker pie crusts, apple pie filling, cinnamon, and whipped cream. even if the children choose not to eat it, they have great fun with the construction process ! and process is what we’re all about after all.

3 Deborah J. Stewart October 1, 2010 at 9:04 am

Ah ha – there is that no-bake edible apple pie!! Love it and will definitely use it in the future!!

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