Monday, September 26, 2011
Apple Pickin' Not Nose Pickin'
My partner wants to do a mini unit on apples because she loves all the activities around this. She loves making applesauce, graphing different apple tasting favorites, counting with apples, mapping apples, and patterning with them too. So I will be doing apple pickin' activities that reflect our standards. Right now we are working on patterns and I like the idea of apple patterning by size! Now I need Pete with an apple too! Would you like this as a freebie or there is enough out there?
First, I practice these in a pocket chart to be sure the children can"read" the pattern and verbalize it. After a few days of this I will give them this cut and paste with 2 different images to use. I find that too many choices just confuses and overwhelms them. KISS: Keep It Super Simple! Okay... long day but I am giving this to my friends who need one more apple thing tomorrow Grab it and see how the kids do with this one. Leave me your best apple idea if you can take the time and enjoy your apple crunching theme.