Johnny Appleseed Day is quickly approaching on September 26th. While this holiday is seldom given to much fanfare, it is a great opportunity to teach students about the history of apple orchards and incorporate some apple theme lessons into your teaching. To save you time in your lesson planning, we have compiled a list of some great resources for Johnny Appleseed activities and printables. Enjoy!
5 Resources for Johnny Appleseed Day
Gives a great narrative about Johnny Appleseed’s life and is written in language that children can easily understand.
Free biography information about Johnny Appleseed, as well as activities that can be printed out by paid members.
Offers a great deal of background information. The information is more detailed than on the other sites listed above.
Check out the free downloadables at the site above!
Try this fun craft with your students while talking about Johnny Appleseed’s legacy.
What are some of your favorite resources for Johnny Appleseed Day? Share them with us in the comments below! We’d love to know how you celebrate the day with your students!