Seasons of an Apple Tree

I found this fabulous craft idea on Pinterest from Lakeshore Learning that I just had to try.  It seemed simple enough for our ability level so early in the school year.

My wonderfully crafty co-worker adapted it to her tastes and I liked her version so I went with that. 
We used a tree trunk template that was photocopied onto brown construction paper.  You can grab it {here}.
You will need:
  • brown pipe cleaners or yarn
  • brown, orange, yellow, red, pink, and green tissue paper
  • cotton balls
  • foam pumpkins or jack-o-lanterns
  • tree trunks
  • liquid glue
  • ledger sized paper (11x17)
  • 12x18 construction paper for mounting

Books about Apples and Apple Trees

My Sample

Hard at work


Some finished products


  1. That's a very cool activity. I'm pinning it!
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    1. Glad you like! And I'm on it! Thanks!


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