Posted in Apple Activities, Crafts & Projects, Fall Activities, Fine Motor Activity, Fruit & Vegetable Activities, Scissor Skills - Cutting Activity

🍎 Apple Collage Craft 🍎 – Toddlers & Preschoolers


πŸ‚ Fall is here πŸ‚ and it reminds us of apple season. We love apple picking and really looking forward to it. We welcomed fall by creating this simple apple collage craft. 

What you need

  • White paper
  • Marker
  • Colored construction paper ( red, green & brown) or tissue paper
  • Kids safety scissors
  • Glue stick

How to

  • Draw the outline of an apple on a white paper using markers.
  • Give the colored construction paper or tissue paper to kids and let them cut them into small pieces using safety scissors.Cutting out in all forms helps kids to develop their fine motor skills and its fun!
  • Now let them use the glue stick and apply glue on the apple outline and stick the small pieces of paper on it.

This is a simple project perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Miss A (3yrs) & Miss D (almost 2yrs) enjoyed doing this activity. Miss A used her safety scissors and cut out the construction papers into small pieces. Shes been using her safety scissors for a while now. She does a good job cutting randomly. We are still working on the scissor skills. If your LO is not ready for scissors yet, let them tear the paper into small pieces and then glue it. Tearing is also great for developing fine motor skills.πŸ‘ Miss D has not used scissors yet so i let her tear a few pieces of paper to make stem and leaf.This activity also develops their social skills as they were helping out each other during the activity. They took turns on who would apply the glue (although we had two glue sticksπŸ˜‹) and who would stick the cut papers. They wanted to do more and hence we ended up making red & green apple. I did ask them to cover up all the white area but they were happy the way it looked and i think it turned out greatπŸ˜€

🍁 Happy Autumn! Cheers! 🍁

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Author:

Hi!! Im Lavanya, stay at home mom of 3 & 2 yr old girls.. My LOs are very active and they need various activities to keep them busy and interested. A monotonous play bores them easily.. Hence, I've started to explore & create activities to keep them occupied - fun & some learning.. This blog is my maiden attempt where you can find simple crafts and learning activities for kids. If you like my page share it with your friends. Also tell me what you think in the comments. πŸ˜€ Thanks for stopping by!!

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