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September 1, 2010

5 Johnny Appleseed Day Resources for Teachers

Written By: Brandi Jordan
X 5 Resources for Johnny Appleseed Day

5 Resources for Johnny Appleseed Day

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
Appleseed.net

Gives a great narrative about Johnny Appleseed’s life and is written in language that children can easily understand.

Enchanted Learning

Free biography information about Johnny Appleseed, as well as activities that can be printed out by paid members.

Johnny Appleseed on Wikipedia

Offers a great deal of background information. The information is more detailed than on the other sites listed above.

Apple Lesson Plans

Check out the free downloadables at the site above!

Paper Mache Apple Pencil Holder

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!

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    Brandi Jordan
    April 16, 2012

    Hi Susan,
    Sorry for the inconvenience. All site links have been checked and are now active. Thanks so much!
    ~Brandi

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  • Susan Emitt
    April 16, 2012

    These website links are no longer active except for Wikipedia!!!!

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