40+ Apple Activities and Snack Ideas For Childrenย 

Apples ๐ŸŽ are not just delicious, but they also have several health benefits for children. Apple is a wonderful source of vital vitamins and minerals, along with insoluble fibers, which aid the digestion process. It helps prevent diarrhea in children and makes their bones strong. 

Apple ๐ŸŽ is one of the childrenโ€™s favorite fruits. It is a great ready-to-go snack that can be easily stored and enjoyed. They are also a great canvas for learning and creativity, as evident in the list of activities listed below. 

The aforementioned activities and snacks are inspired by apples and are catered towards strengthening your toddler and preschoolersโ€™ creativity, motor skills, letter recognition, and number recognition skills. 

Amazing Apple Activities for Kids

This fall, you can use the apples you collected at the orchards in a variety of snacks, desserts, creative art projects, and learning exercises with your children.

The aforementioned apple ๐ŸŽ activities are catered towards little children and toddlers who are learning the very basics of life. 

Hopefully, you and your child have a lot of participating in these activities and find the snacks mentioned below delicious. 

Apple Tree Q-Tip Counting Activity 

Apple Tree Counting Activity For Kids

This apple ๐ŸŽ tree Q-tip counting activity is meant for preschoolers. This exercise is meant to strengthen your childโ€™s fine motor skills, problem-solving skills, and hand-eye coordination

What you need- 

An old shoe box, markers, red paint, scissors, Q-tips, and a shallow plastic container. 


  • On a shoebox, draw six to seven apple ๐ŸŽ trees with the markers. 
  • Write a number between 1 and 7 in the trunks of each tree ๐ŸŒณ. You can write higher numbers for preschoolers who can count more than 10. 
  • Poke holes in the foliage of the tree ๐ŸŒณ. 
  • Halve the Q-tips and dip them in the red paint. 
  • Ask your child to count the number of holes and recognize the number written on the trump, and then ask your child to insert the Q-tips in the holes. 

Chocolate Covered Apples 

Are your kids tired of biting into a plain apple ๐ŸŽ? Then, they will absolutely love this semi-healthy snack.

What you need- 

Almond or peanut ๐Ÿฅœbutter ๐Ÿงˆ, milk ๐Ÿฅ› or dark chocolate๐Ÿซ, rolled oats, salted mini pretzels, and apples. 


  • Melt the milk ๐Ÿฅ› or dark chocolate ๐Ÿซ in the microwave. 
  • While the chocolate is melting, on a serving platter, place a small bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ of rolled oats (preferably roasted), almond or peanut ๐Ÿฅœbutter ๐Ÿงˆ, and salted mini-pretzels. 
  • Add the melted chocolate ๐Ÿซ to the serving platter. 
  • Before serving, slice some apples and serve. 

Apples ๐ŸŽ are a great source of protein and natural sugars, both milk ๐Ÿฅ› and dark chocolate contain several micronutrients and antioxidant compounds, and almond and peanut butter ๐Ÿงˆ are a great source of fiber and protein. This snack is perfect for a movie night or an after-school snack. 

Apple Pie Playdough 

With an abundance of apples ๐ŸŽ during fall, I am constantly making apple pies and crumbles, which gave me the idea to make apple pie-scented playdough.

My kids love playing with playdough, and they loved playing with it even more when it smelt like their favorite dessert. 

What you need- 

Apple pie spice, boiling water ๐Ÿšฐ, flour, salt ๐Ÿง‚, cream of tartar, oil, and red food coloring. 


  • In a large mixing bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ, mix apple pie spice, cream of tartar, salt, and flour. 
  • Measure 1 cup of boiling water and add red food coloring and oil to it. 
  • Add the liquid to the dry ingredients and mix vigorously. If the mixture seems dry, start adding water slowly. 
  • Once the mixture has reached the required consistency, knead by hand and form into a dough ball. Let the dough cool down, after which it is ready to play with. 

Pro tip- 

If you accidentally pour too much water ๐Ÿšฐ into the dough and the dough becomes very sticky, just add flour and mix until the required consistency is achieved. 

ABC Apple Matching Exercises for Preschoolers 

With this simple exercise, your child can improve their letter recognition and fine motor skills. 

What you need- 

Construction paper, 26 small red circular stickers, and a marker. 


  • On a large piece of construction paper, draw an apple๐ŸŽ. 
  • With the marker, write the entire alphabet (lowercase) at random. 
  • On the red stickers, write the alphabet (uppercase) and give it to your child. 
  • Ask your child to match the uppercase letters with the lowercase letters. 

Pro Tip- 

Ask your child to read the letters out loud as they match the letters. 

Visit an Apple Orchard 

Apple Orchard Visiting Activity For Kids

Visiting the apple orchard during fall with my kids is one of my favorite things to do. My kids decided to compete with one another to see who could pick the most apples๐ŸŽ and by the end of the day, they saw the apples they had picked being used to make apple cider. 

My kids were really fascinated and excited to see the process of making apple cider. 

Candy Apple 

Candy Apple Eating Activity For Kids

After visiting the apple ๐ŸŽ orchard, my kitchen was full of apples. So, I decided to make some candy apples for my children. 

What you need- 

Wooden skewers, fresh apples ๐ŸŽ, light corn syrup, granulated sugar, water ๐Ÿšฐ, red food coloring, and cupcake liners. 


  • Line a baking sheet with the cupcake liners. 
  • Insert a wooden stick in the center of the apples after washing them. 
  • To make the candy, combine three-quarters of a cup of water with a cup of sugar in a medium saucepan. 
  • Stir until the sugar has dissolved, and then add half a cup of corn syrup, red food coloring, and a teaspoon of cinnamon. 
  • Check the temperature of the candy using a candy thermometer and remove the saucepan from heat once it reaches 300โ„ƒ. 
  • Immediately start coating the apples ๐ŸŽin the candy solution and place them in the cupcake liners. 
  • The candied apple is ready to be served once the candy has cooled down and is hard. 

Apple Seed Counting Exercise for Preschoolers 

Apple Seed Counting Exercise For Kids

On construction paper, draw several apple๐ŸŽ halves and make several black dots in the halves. Ask your child to count the seeds and write the number on the side. 

Apple Oxidation Experiment 

When my oldest son started learning about oxidation at school, the first thought that came to my mind was this experiment that my father made me do with apples๐ŸŽ. 

What you need- 

Transparent plastic cups, apple slices, water ๐Ÿšฐ, baking soda, lemon ๐Ÿ‹ juice, vinegar, and milk of magnesia. 


  • Take five plastic cups and place an apple ๐ŸŽ slice in each of them. 
  • In each cup, add vinegar, lemon ๐Ÿ‹ juice, water, milk of magnesia, and baking soda, respectively. 
  • Keep the cups aside for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, ask your child how they believe the apple ๐ŸŽ slices will react to the lemon juice, vinegar, milk of magnesia, baking soda, and water ๐Ÿšฐ. 
  • After 30 minutes, compare their predictions with the results. 

Pro Tip- 

During this experiment, talk to your child about how acidic things slow down the process of oxidation. 

Apple Stamping Activity 

Your toddler will love making a unique artwork with this stamping technique. 

What you need- 

An apple ๐ŸŽ, construction paper, paint colors, and a paintbrush. 


  • Cut an apple in half and ask your child to paint the cut side with their favorite color. 
  • Stamp the apple while the paint is still wet and repeat the process with other colors. 

Pro Tip- 

If your kid wishes to create a unique pattern on their apple ๐ŸŽ, then use a tube of glue to make the pattern and let it dry. Once the glue has dried, it is ready to be used for stamping. 

Apple Tree Cupcakes 

These apple ๐Ÿ tree ๐ŸŒณcupcakes are perfect to serve at a fall-themed birthday party or Halloween celebration. 

What you need- 

Oreo cookies, green candy melts, chocolate ๐Ÿซ cupcakes, vanilla frosting, green food coloring, lollipop sticks, and red M&Ms. 


  • Melt the green candy melts in the microwave. 
  • Stick a lollipop stick in each Oreo cookie. 
  • Dip the cookies into the melted green candy chocolate ๐Ÿซ and let it set on a baking sheet with waxed paper. 
  • While the candy is still wet, press the red M&Ms on the cookie. 
  • To make the green frosting, add a few drops of green food coloring to the vanilla frosting and mix properly. Fill a piping bag with the frosting and pipe the cookies with it. 
  • Insert the lollipop sticks with Oreo cookies in each cupcake. 
  • Decorate the frosting with the remaining M&Ms. 

Apple Tree Counting Exercises 

Apple Tree Counting Exercises For Kids

Your toddlers will love to learn how to count with this easy exercise. 

What you need- 

Construction paper sheet, red playdough, and markers. 


  • Either print or draw apple ๐Ÿ trees on different construction paper sheets. 
  • Write a different number on each tree ๐ŸŒณ trunk. 
  • Give your child these sheets along with red playdough and ask them to make the number of apples ๐Ÿwritten on the sheet. 

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal 

This is an incredibly nutritious breakfast for children. 

What you need- 

Rolled oats, apples ๐Ÿ, raisins, milk ๐Ÿฅ›, vanilla extract, and cinnamon. 


  • Using a box grater, grate an entire apple. 
  • Boil some water ๐Ÿšฐ in a pot and lower the heat before adding the rolled oats, grated apples, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. 
  • Stir on low heat until the oats have softened. 
  • Add milk before serving. 

Pro Tip- To encourage your child to eat their oatmeal, you can ask them to add two toppings of their liking. For instance, my son wanted to eat his oatmeal with M&Ms, while my daughter demanded another fruit. 

Apple Size Assortment Exercise for Preschoolers 

To improve your childโ€™s observation skills and their hand-to-eye coordination, draw different-sized apples ๐Ÿ and cut them. Jumble the flashcards and hand them to your child to assort them in descending and ascending order. 

Apple Toast 

This recipe is perfect for a quick late-afternoon snack. 

What you need- 

Unsalted butter ๐Ÿงˆ, bread, cinnamon, honey, and thinly sliced apples. 

  • Butter ๐Ÿงˆ both sides of the bread and place on a baking sheet. 
  • Place the apple๐Ÿ slices on top and sprinkle some cinnamon. 
  • Put the baking sheet in the oven and set on broil for 2 to 3 minutes until the bread is toasted and the apples seem slightly caramelized. 
  • Serve with honey or peanut ๐Ÿฅœ butter ๐Ÿงˆ. 

Apple Nachos 

Apple Nachos Eating For Kids

Encourage your children to eat healthy with this after-school snack. 

What you need- 

Thinly sliced apples, dark chocolate ๐Ÿซ chips, shredded coconut, shaved almonds, and peanut butter ๐Ÿงˆ. 


On a serving plate, arrange the apple ๐Ÿ sliced and top it off with the peanut ๐Ÿฅœ butter ๐Ÿงˆ, shredded coconut, dark chocolate chips, and shaved almonds. 

Pro Tip- 

If the peanut ๐Ÿฅœ butter is thick, then microwave it with some water ๐Ÿšฐ until its consistency is runny. 

Apple Bagel Snacks 

Apple Bagel Snacks Eating For Kids

If your kids like apples ๐Ÿ, then they might enjoy this healthy spin on their favorite fruit. 

What you need- 

Apples, almond butter ๐Ÿงˆ, and a mixture of seeds and nuts. 


  • Using an apple core, remove the core of the apples and slice them into thin circles. 
  • Spread almond butter on one side and sprinkle with chopped seeds and nuts. 
  • The apple ๐Ÿ bagel slices are ready to be served. 

Pro Tip- 

You can customize this recipe with other toppings and butter ๐Ÿงˆ. For instance, I decided to add dark chocolate ๐Ÿซ chips to my bagel. 

Apple Rice Pudding 

Apple Rice Pudding Making Activity For Kids

When my children were infants, I made them this homemade apple ๐Ÿ pudding, which they absolutely loved. 

What you need- 

Applesauce, cinnamon, vanilla yogurt, and leftover cooked rice. 

In a mixing bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ, mix the rice, yogurt, and applesauce together. Put it in the fridge and take it out 10 minutes before serving. 

Apple Volcano Experiment 

This is a fun science experiment to conduct with your children. 

What you need- 

Apples ๐Ÿ, baking soda, an eye dropper, a knife, vinegar, and a large plastic tray. 


  • Using a knife and a smooth hollow, the apple. 
  • Fill the hole with baking soda and place the apple ๐Ÿ on the baking sheet. 
  • Fill an eyedropper with vinegar and drop on the apple. Watch the baking soda react with the vinegar. 

Pro tip- 

While the experiment takes place, try to explain the scientific reaction. 

Apple Number Puzzles 

Apple Number Puzzles For Kids

Improve your childโ€™s number recognition and counting skills with this puzzle. 

What you need- 

Construction paper, markers, and a ruler. 


  • Draw several apples ๐Ÿ and cut them in half. 
  • Write a bunch of different numbers on half of them. 
  • On the other hand, draw apple seeds. 
  • Ask your child to count the number of seeds on the paper and match them with the number written on the other apple ๐Ÿ halves. 

Pro tip- 

You can use the same exercise to improve your childโ€™s letter recognition skills. 

Books About Apples for Toddlers and Preschoolers 

Whenever I am reading my children a book or asking them to read a book, I like them to read the book aloud with me.

This is because I have observed that reading a book aloud has helped with their pronunciation, improved their spelling, and their ability to pronounce new words.

I recommend the following apple ๐Ÿ-themed childrenโ€™s books for your children- 

  • Apple Farmer Annie by Monica Wellington
  • Pat, the Bunny: At the Apple Orchard by Golden Books
  • The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall, and, 
  • Apples for Everyone by Jill Esbaum.  

Apple Salad 

Apple Salad Making Activity For Kids

If you want to make your kids eat something healthy, then try making them this delicious apple ๐Ÿ salad. 

What you need- 

Sliced apples, raisins, cinnamon, baby spinach leaves, chopped nuts and seeds, lemon ๐Ÿ‹ juice, and white grape juice. 

In a large salad bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ, mix all of these ingredients and refrigerate before serving. 

Apple Sensory Bin 

I have observed that sensory bins are a great way to introduce your children to new sensations, sounds, touches, and colors. 

What you need- 

A shallow plastic container, plastic toy apples ๐Ÿ, a bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ, and water ๐Ÿšฐ. 


  • Fill the shallow plastic container with water ๐Ÿšฐ and add the toy apples. 
  • Ask your child to choose any utensil from the kitchen and to use only that utensil to transfer the apples from the container to the other bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ. 

If more than two children are participating, challenge them to a race. 

Pro tip- 

If you can find toy apples๐Ÿ, then you can paint ping-pong balls red and green and add them to the container. 

Apple Tree Finger Painting Counting Exercise 

With this messy yet fun finger-painting exercise, your child can learn to count and work on number recognition. 


  • Draw several apple trees on a piece of paper and write a number underneath each tree ๐ŸŒณ. 
  • Ask your child to dip their fingers in red paint and use it to draw as many apples as written under the apple tree ๐ŸŒณ. 

Baked Apple Crumble 

Apple ๐Ÿ crumbles are a simple yet decadent celebration of apples. My children favor the crumble over pies. 

What you need- 

Thinly sliced apples, lemon ๐Ÿ‹ juice, rolled oats, all-purpose flour, sugar, cinnamon, unsalted butter ๐Ÿงˆ, and vanilla extract. 


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  • Use softened butter to grease a baking pan. 
  • Cover the baking pan with apple ๐Ÿ slices and add lemon๐Ÿ‹ juice and two teaspoons of sugar. Mix it together. 
  • In a mixing bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ, mix one and a quarter cups of rolled oats, half a cup of all-purpose flour, one-third of a cup of sugar, a teaspoon of cinnamon, half a teaspoon of vanilla extract, and six tablespoons of room temperature unsalted butter ๐Ÿงˆ. Mix until combined. 
  • Spread an even layer of the oats mixture on the apple ๐Ÿand put the baking sheet in the oven. 
  • Let it cook for at least 35 to 40 minutes or until the oats mixture has a deep golden brown appearance. 
  • Serve at room temperature with vanilla ice cream ๐Ÿฆ or whipped heavy cream.

Paper Plate Apple Caterpillar Craft 

Your kids will have a lot of fun making this cute craft. 

What you need- 

Paper plate, googly eyes, marker, scissors, glue, yarn, a bottle cap, box cutter, paint, paintbrush, and construction paper. 


  • Draw an apple ๐Ÿ on a paper plate. Cut it with scissors and paint it red. 
  • Use the bottle caps to make 3 to 4 holes in the apple and cut it with a box cutter. 
  • Run the yard through the holes. 
  • Draw a caterpillar on construction paper and cut it with scissors. Glue them on top of the yarn. Also, glue the googly eyes on the caterpillar. 

Apple Butter 

Combine the goodness of butter ๐Ÿงˆ with the deliciousness of apple ๐Ÿ. This apple butter ๐Ÿงˆ pairs wonderfully with sweetbreads and tea cakes. 

What you need- 

Apple cider vinegar, chopped apples, water ๐Ÿšฐ, brown sugar, ground cloves, and cinnamon. 

In a blender, blend peeled, chopped apples, a quarter cup of water ๐Ÿšฐ, and apple cider vinegar. Add the blended apples to a saucepan and cook on low heat with cinnamon and cloves until the apples ๐Ÿ have thickened. Let it cool and refrigerate. 

Breakfast Apple Squares 

These apple ๐ŸŽ squares are a fulfilling and nutritious addition to your childโ€™s breakfast. 

What you need- 

Unsalted butter ๐Ÿงˆ, egg ๐Ÿฅš, vanilla extract, chopped apple ๐ŸŽ, chopped walnuts, white sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt ๐Ÿง‚, baking powder, and all-purpose flour. 


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  • Grease the baking pan with butter. 
  • In a large mixing bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ, sift 1 cup of all-purpose flour and a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon and salt. 
  • In another small mixing bowl, mix two tablespoons of white sugar with two teaspoons of cinnamon. 
  • Combine an egg๐Ÿฅš, half a cup of sugar, room-temperature butter๐Ÿงˆ, and brown sugar in the stand mixer. 
  • Slowly start adding the flour mixture. Once the flour is completely mixed, add the chopped apples ๐ŸŽ and walnuts. 
  • Spread this mixture in the baking pan and garnish with the cinnamon sugar. 
  • Bake for at least 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let it cool, and then cut it into equal squares. 

Apple Tasting Party 

Did you know that there are about 7000 varieties of apples ๐ŸŽ grown around the world? My children were shocked to hear this fact and wanted to try different kinds of apples ๐ŸŽ.

So, I decided to organize a taste test for them, and we compared the flavors, textures, and colors of the following apples- Red delicious, Golden Delicious, McIntosh Red, Honeycrisp, Granny Smith, and Rome Beauty. 

Pro Tip- 

You can serve the bananas with peanut ๐Ÿฅœ butter ๐Ÿงˆ, chocolate sauce, and caramel for dipping. 

Apple Bubble Foam Sensory Bin 

Kids love to play with bubbles, so theyโ€™ll really enjoy themselves with this activity. 

What you need- 

Plastic apples, shallow plastic container, kitchen sponge, water ๐Ÿšฐ, and bubble bath. 


  • Fill a plastic container with water and bubble bath mixture. 
  • Add the plastic apples ๐ŸŽ to the top. 
  • Ask your child to play with the apples in the tub and the kitchen sponge. 

3D Apple Structures 

With this simple exercise, you can strengthen your childโ€™s fine motor skills and even teach them a thing or two about engineering and design. 

What you need- 

Plastic table cover, chopped apples๐ŸŽ , and a toothpick. 

Ask your child to build an apple structure with chopped apples ๐ŸŽ and toothpicks. 

Hot Buttered Apple Cider 

This is the perfect drink for a cozy fall night. 

What you need- 

Brown sugar, apple ๐ŸŽ cider, grated nutmeg, and butter ๐Ÿงˆ. 


  • In a saucepan, melt a tablespoon of butter with two tablespoons of brown sugar. 
  • Once the butter ๐Ÿงˆ has melted, add a cup of cider and let the mixture come to a boil. 
  • Remove from heat and serve hot with some fresh grated nutmeg on top. 

Pro Tip- 

Adjust the recipe according to the number of people you are making it.  

Apple Fruit Leather 

Apple ๐ŸŽ fruit leather is a delicious addition to your childโ€™s lunchbox. 

What you need- 

Apples, lemon ๐Ÿ‹ juice, water ๐Ÿšฐ, cinnamon, brown sugar, salt ๐Ÿง‚, potato masher, slow cooker, baking tray, silicone liner, parchment paper, and kitchen scissors. 


  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  • Peel and dice the apples ๐ŸŽ. Place them in the slow cooker. 
  • Add one tablespoon of lemon juice, one cup of water ๐Ÿšฐ, one-third a cup of brown sugar, a quarter teaspoon of salt, and one teaspoon of cinnamon. 
  • Cook until the apples are cooked through, and mash the apples with the potato mashers. 
  • Place the silicone liner on the baking tray and spread a thin layer of the apple ๐ŸŽ sauce on the silicone liner 
  • Place in the oven until the applesauce has dehydrated. 
  • Remove the baking tray from the oven and let it cool down. Use the kitchen shears to cut the leather into one-inch strips. 

Pro tip- 

If your children are not into fruit leather, then they might enjoy the applesauce as it is. 

Investigate an Apple with Your Child 

Cut into an apple ๐ŸŽand ask your child to observe the parts of the apple like the stem, sore, and seeds.

While investigating the apple, you can talk to your child about the lifecycle of an apple, where it grows, and the growth stages of the apple ๐ŸŽ and the apple trees ๐ŸŒณ. 

Apple Smoothie 

If you want to ensure that your kids are eating healthy stuff, then there is nothing better than a delicious smoothie. 

What you need- 

Greek yogurt, fresh apple ๐ŸŽ, maple syrup, apple sauce, chia seeds, and almond butter ๐Ÿงˆ. 


  • In a blender, add yogurt, applesauce, sliced apple, almond butter ๐Ÿงˆ, chia seeds, and maple syrup. 
  • Blend until the smoothie has reached your required consistency. 
  • Serve in a reusable pouch or a straw cup for your toddler. 

Teach your child fractions with printable fractions 

On a large construction paper, draw an apple ๐ŸŽ and cut it with scissors. Cut them into equal sections and help your child learn fractions. 

Apple Cider Floats 

My kids loved this apple ๐ŸŽ version of the ice cream ๐Ÿฆ float. 

What you need- 

Vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce, apple cider, apple sliced, and cinnamon. 

  • In a tall serving glass, add one or two scoops of ice cream ๐Ÿฆ, a couple of apple slices, and some cinnamon. 
  • Before serving, pour the apple cider and garnish with apple ๐ŸŽ slices and caramel sauce. 

Apple Roll-Ups 

If you are making egg ๐Ÿฅš rolls for dinner but have several leftover wrappers, then make this quick and delicious dessert for your kids. 

What you need- 

Chopped fresh apple, cinnamon, white sugar, egg ๐Ÿฅš roll wrappers, butter ๐Ÿงˆ, water ๐Ÿšฐ, milk ๐Ÿฅ›, and white sugar. 


  • In a mixing bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ, mix the chopped apples ๐ŸŽ, a teaspoon of cinnamon, and a quarter cup of white sugar. 
  • Grease a baking sheet with butter ๐Ÿงˆ and lay the egg ๐Ÿฅšroll wrappers on it. 
  • With a brush, lightly butter the sides of the wrapper and put some of the apple ๐ŸŽ mixture in it. Fold the wrapper on the filling. 
  • Brush the egg ๐Ÿฅšroll with milk ๐Ÿฅ› and sprinkle some sugar on top. 
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 375 Fahrenheit for 15 to 20 minutes or until the egg ๐Ÿฅšrolls are golden and crispy. Let it cool down and serve. 

Organize an Apple Hunt 

Hide plastic apple ๐ŸŽ toys and paper apples around your home and backyard, and ask your child to find them all. This activity offers a lot of physical exercise to your children. 

Apple Slushy Cooler 

This is the perfect apple ๐ŸŽ drink on a hot summerโ€™s day. 

What you need- 

Frozen apple cider cubes, lemon ๐Ÿ‹ juice, and a quarter cup of water ๐Ÿšฐ. 

In a blender, add the apple cider cubes and water ๐Ÿšฐ and mix until the desired consistency is achieved. Squeeze lemon juice and fresh mint leaves before serving. 

Apple Slime 

Teach your child how to make apple-inspired slime with this easy exercise. 

What you need- 

Clear school glue, saline solution, water ๐Ÿšฐ, red food coloring, red glitter, and baking soda. 


  • In a mixing bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ, mix half a cup of glue and half a cup of water ๐Ÿšฐ with a wooden spoon. 
  • Add a few drops of red food coloring and red glitter to the bowl. 
  • Add the baking soda and saline solution to the bowl ๐Ÿฅฃ and knead until the slime is formed. 

Apple and Cheese Quesadilla 

This quesadilla is the perfect after-school snack. 

What you need- 

Sliced apples ๐ŸŽ, grated cheddar cheese ๐Ÿง€, and a tortilla. 


  • Heat up a griddle. 
  • Take a tortilla, put sliced apples and grated cheese on one half of the tortilla, and fold the tortilla over the filling. 
  • Put the tortilla on the griddle and cook until the cheese ๐Ÿง€ has melted. 

Bobbing Apples 

This spin on a classic fair game is meant for toddlers to strengthen their hand-eye coordination, dexterity, and fine motor skills.

Fill a bathtub or large plastic container with water ๐Ÿšฐ and add plastic apples ๐ŸŽ to it. Ask your child to pick a kitchen utensil and to just use that to pick the apples. 

Pro tip- 

If more than one kid is playing, give each kid a separate container and challenge them to pick the most apples with their chosen utensil in under a minute. 

Oven Dried Apples 

My kids loved prepping for this snack and really enjoyed eating the chips as well. 

What you need- 

Apples๐ŸŽ, lemon ๐Ÿ‹ juice, and cinnamon. 


  • Place a silicone mat on a baking sheet and preheat the oven to the lowest temperature. 
  • Meanwhile, help your children remove the core of the apples ๐ŸŽ and peel them. 
  • Cut the apples in your desired shape; the thinner, the better. 
  • Place the apple slices in a single layer on the baking sheet and sprinkle some lemon ๐Ÿ‹ juice and cinnamon on top. 
  • Put the baking sheet in the oven and let it cook until the slices have dried. 

The chips can be eaten with Greek yogurt and other dips. 


With fall around the corner, a wide variety of apples can be found in convenience stores and major supermarkets.

These apples ๐ŸŽ have inspired me to create a number of activities and learning lessons that will not only be engaging and entertaining for your children but will also help them practice recognizing letters and numbers. 

Hopefully, your kids will have a lot of fun with these activities. Sound off in the comments down below which activity and snack was your childโ€™s favorite. 

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