Johnny Appleseed {Freebies!}

We learned all about Johnny Appleseed this week!  The kids LOVED it! :)

We started by doing some activities on BrainPOP Jr.  If you've never used BrainPOP...it is AWESOME!  The Johnny Appleseed activities are FREE right now!

{There are some free activities, but most of them require a subscription.  I'm so so so lucky my school has a subscription, but you can also sign up for a one week free trail!}

We watched the video about Johnny Appleseed (only about 4 minutes) and then put pictures of his life in order.  There are a few other activities, too!

{Click either image to go to the activities on BrainPOP Jr.!}

There's also a great video on Discovery Education.  It's free to create an account. 

{Click the image to go to the website.  Just search Johnny Appleseed and click the first video in the results!}

We read Johnny Appleseed: a tall tale retold and illustrated by Steven Kellogg.

We compared the book to the BrainPOP video and of course made an anchor chart, which I forgot to take a picture of!

They wrote facts about Johnny Appleseed on the lines and drew a picture in the apple. 

{Click the image to download for free!}

We also made hats!  They each cut out a name plate and glued it to the middle of a sentence strip.  Then they colored and cut out the apples to glue on each side.  They thought these were soooo funny!

{Click the image to download for free!}

{Click the image to download for free!}

Sorry I don't have a picture of the finished product. :(

We also counted, tallied, and graphed our favorite apple treats.

Click the image to go to my previous post to download for FREE!

Hope you can use some of these activities in your classroom next week!

Enjoy the weekend!


Teaching Little Miracles said...

Thanks for the great ideas! We are getting ready to do Johnny Appleseed this week!

Lisa R. said...

I love the freebies!! We are having our Johnny Appleseed day on Friday & this is perfect! Thanks!
Learning Is Something to Treasure


Thanks for the freebies! I'm doing a Johnny Appleseed mini study this week and these are perfect. I know you posted this over 2 years ago, but it's still helping people!!

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