Books Used:
Autumn is for Apples by Knudsen
The Growing up Tree by Rosenberry
The Apple Orchard by Murphy
Applesauce Season by Lipson
Apples to Oregon by Hopkinson.
Dappled Apples by Carr


Apple Puppets
Print the apple on cardstock. (you will need to adjust the size of the apple before printing)
Cut out, add a face, googly eyes, and a popsicle stick.
Finger Worm Apples
Print apple on cardstock. Cut out a nickel-sized hole. Children can color the apple and pretend their finger is a worm

This a flannel board I created based on the mini book "Five Shiny Apples" (available at with membership)


Books Used:
Russell the Sheep by Scotton
The Sleep Sheep by McQuinn
Woolbur by Helakoski
Time for Bed by Fox
Sheep in a Jeep by Shaw
Sheep Blast Off by Shaw
Sheep Out to Eat by Shaw
Sheep Take a Hike by Shaw
Feeding the Sheep by Schubert

Accompanying Craft/Activities:

Paper Plate Sheep Craft (instructions and template @

Mini Book ( -- with membership only)

Fall Leaves

Books Used:

 Fall Leaves by Hall

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves by Rawlinson
Leaves by Stein
Leaves, Leaves, Leaves by Wallace
Lucky Leaf by OMalley
Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Ehlert
Leaves in Fall by Rustad
 Leaf Man by Ehlert

Accompanying Craft/Activities:

Leaf Rubbings

Mini Book ( -- available only with membership)