I have been having fun getting rid of things in our house and my girls just wanted to have fun with the scrapbooking paper I bought and have never done anything with. I challenged them to come up with craft time with mom, that we could do after school.
Their first craft is a torn scrapbook paper apple. They gathered all the materials for the craft out of our supplies and picked out a book to go with it as well.
Since most of the crafts we have done over the year we have done with books my girls wanted to read a book. I told them to pick out one book with an apple theme. They picked out the book the The Apple Pie Tree to read to me. I picked out another apple book called The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree to read to them.
What we used for this activity: scrapbook paper, glue stick, pencils and white paper.
The first thing they told me we were doing was drawing an apple on our paper. We all got to pick the size of the apple we were going to make.
The second part we got to make our apples. We did search on google for images of apples to look at. It was my girl’s suggestion to check it out. We all got to pick which of the four red colors we were going to use.
Each of us tore the paper as we wanted it to fit onto our apple. It is also a great way to work on fine motor skills while doing artwork.
The best part of these style of this craft was that I got to spend as much time talking with my girls while we did the craft. We did this last year and loved it. It put one on one time without any other reason than just having fun!
Here is a look at the final project.
Check out these other apple activities and printables:
- Up, Up, Up! It’s Apple-Picking Time – Yarn Apples
- Apple Themed ABC Find
- Apple Easy Reader Books
- Apple Cookie Cutter Painting
If you want more apple activities and printables check them all out:
Cassie – 3Dinosaurs.com