Explore the world of apples with your young child this fall. Here are the best preschool books about apples.
Young children are full of questions and wonder. Autumn is a wonderful time to learn all about apples with your child.
From learning how apples grow to exploring the different parts of an apple. There is so much for young children to learn in these books!
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I like to give my readers ideas for how they can use these books with their kids. To skip ahead to the books, simply click on the first title below!
Don't forget to print off your copy of the free apple bookmarks found at the bottom of this post.
- Age Range
- How to Grown an Apple Pie
- Hello, World! How do Apples Grow?
- How do Apples Grow?
- Apple Trees and the Seasons
- An Apple's Life
- The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree
- How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World
- Apples for Everyone
- An Apple Tree's Life Cycle
- Additional Activities
- Free Apple Bookmarks
After reading, take some time to color in a few apple themed coloring pages. These may seem like basic activities, but for young children they are wonderful opportunities to practice important skills.
- Elementary Aged Kids
These children's books about apples are great for toddlers up through elementary aged kids. Whether you are homeschooling or teaching multiple ages, these books are great for young learners.
You can read together or let your kids look through the books on their own.
As a mom, I love reading out loud together, then displaying the books. This way, kids can flip through them independently after you have read them together.
Even if you have elementary aged kids, they will enjoy these books. A great way to celebrate the autumn season together!
- Parts of an Apple
- How an Apple Grows
- Life Cycle of an Apple Tree
Books are great resources to use if educating your child at home. Spending time reading together introduces your children to many new topics.
When reading these books you can explore topics in nature and science.
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From the changing of the seasons to how plants grow. There is so much to learn from these children's books about apples! If you are looking for inspiration for your next lesson, these books are a great place to start.
Gail Gibbons is an all time favorite and for good reason! Her books are not only fun to read, but educational. This book all about apples introduces your child to new vocabulary words and science topics.
Colorful illustrations captivate young children. And the detailed information will spark many rich discussions with your kids!
How to Grown an Apple Pie
Your young child will relate to the main character of this children's book. In order to make an apple pie, you must first wait for the apple tree to grow. This is a great read aloud book for classroom storytime.
Not only will your kids learn about the life cycle of an apple tree, but how to make an apple pie from fresh apples. This is a really cute story for young kids.
Hello, World! How do Apples Grow?
One of my favorite books about apples. Even though it is a board book, it is not jut for toddlers. This book has bright and colorful images and scientific diagrams.
Perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten aged kids. You will love how there are detailed illustrations of the parts of an apple with scientific labels. As a science teacher, I cant help but love this book. I highly recommend this apple picture book!
How do Apples Grow?
An excellent book for kids in preschool through upper elementary. I love how this book has detailed information about how an apple forms. Each step of the process has labeled illustrations and written descriptions.
A perfect companion to a science lesson about pollination, fruit formation, and the parts of an apple. These read and find out about science books are great additions to your homeschooling bookshelf.
Apple Trees and the Seasons
A great introduction to apple trees and how they change over the seasons. This book is easy to read for beginner readers. A great pick for preschool through early elementary.
Simple text with large real life photographs. If you are designing lessons about apple trees for your kids, this book has a vocabulary list and comprehension questions.
An Apple's Life
Another early reader about apples and apple trees. Filled with real life photographs and easy to read text. Great for an apple nature table or science center.
Nonfiction books are great additions to a unit study about apples. You will enjoy the scientific facts along with the photographs. Part of the watch it grow series of books for kids in preschool through early elementary.
The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree
Colorful illustrations in true Gail Gibbons fashion. Your kids can learn about how an apple tree changes throughout the season as Arnold visits his tree throughout the year.
A mix of fiction and nonfiction for young kids. You will like how this book combines a story along with facts. A cute book to read with young children.
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World
A sweet story about gathering all of the ingredients to make an apple tree by traveling the world. This would make a fun read aloud book kids. To go along with the book you can study a world map and track all of the different locations!
If you are looking for a storybook to read this fall, this is a great pick. I love how it shows kids the process of how to make all of the ingredients needed to make an apple pie.
Apples for Everyone
Another book filled with beautiful real life photographs. You and your kids will feel like you are at the orchard as you flip through the pages. Young children love seeing actual photographs when learning about new topics.
Easy to read text is fun to read. This book is published by National Geographic Kids and is great for preschoolers through early elementary. A great nonfiction book about apples.
An Apple Tree's Life Cycle
If you are looking for a book with large real life photographs this is a great choice. Each double page spread features one page with large text an another with a photograph.
You can read this book out loud to your kids then leave it out at a nature exploration table. Complete with a glossary, additional resources, critical thinking questions, and an index.
Learning about apples with your young child? Fall is a great time of year to head outside and explore all the season has to offer. Make sure to check out these additional apple themed activities!
- Apple Tree Coloring Pages- perfect to color after a trip to a local orchard!
- Apple Exploration- learn all about the parts of an apple by cutting open an apple together. Learn how in this step by step guide with free printable activity sheets.
- Easy Apple Art- Young kids in preschool LOVE making process art. Find out how to paint using apples for a fun autumn themed art activity.
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Free Apple Bookmarks
A fun way to get your child excited about reading this fall! Three different designs to pick from. Each black and white bookmark can be colored in using their favorite art supplies.
You may also enjoy these free printable reading logs. Ready to use printables to keep track of the books you read together!