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Alphabet Apple Lacing Craft

Apple season is upon us!  Have some apple themed learning fun with your preschool, pre k, kindergarten, or first grade child with this simple ABC Apple Lacing Craft.  This apple activity is great for fine motor skills and working on letter recognition!

Have some apple themed learning fun with your preschool, pre k, kindergarten, or first grade child with this simple ABC Apple Lacing Craft.  This apple activity is great for fine motor skills and working on letter recognition!

Apple Lacing Craft

We love doing all things apple in September! Not only do themed activities help keep toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and grade 1 students engaged, but it makes learning fun! This super cute educational activity is both an apple activity and an apple craft in one! As children complete the Apple Lacing Craft they will practicing the alphabet from A to Z.
Lacing activities are a wonderful and simple way to strengthen fine motor skills!  Manipulating the string in and out of holes encourages various grasping patterns and hand-eye coordination. So just why are fine motor skills important?  The stronger the fine motor muscles in your child’s wrist, fingers, and hand, the easier writing will be!  So work on those fine motor skills…. along with the ABC’s with this Alphabet Apple Lacing Activity!

Apple Craft for Kids

To make your own ABC Craft for September you’ll need the following simple craft materials:
  • red paper plate
  • scissors
  • hole punch
  • sharpie
  • construction paper
  • ribbon
  • glue

super cute Apple Craft for Kids that helps students practice their alphabet letters A-Z

Apple Craft

Begin your apple crafts for preschoolers by cutting out the middle of the red paper plate.  This part is optional, but I love seeing the ribbon criss-cross across the apple.
Next hole punch 26 holes around the paper plate- not too far apart, but not too close.  It may take a few paper plates to figure out how close you need the holes to go all around (speaking from experience here!).  Then, write a letter of the alphabet at each hole in either alphabetical order or random order.
From construction paper, cut out an apple stem and green leaf.  Glue to the top of the apple.
Find A on the paper plate and tie one end of the spool of ribbon.
make this super cute Apple Craft for Kids using paper plate, green and brown construction paper, ah ole punch, black marker, and red yarn

Alphabet Activity

Now your child is ready to work on letter recognition and fine motor skills! If your student needs help, sing through the alphabet a couple of times so your child can find the letter.  As they thread the ribbon through each hole, talk about the letter and the sound it makes; this is a great way to sneak in some phonics work, too!
This is such a cute apple activity for kindergarten that works great for parents, teachers, and homeschoolers to make learning FUN!
We love using apple activities for preschool to make learning fun in September

Apple Activities for Preschool

Continue threading the ribbon through the holes until all the holes have been used up and your child has laced through the alphabet.
Feel free to switch this activity up to work on lowercase letters, numbers, or even the letters of your child’s name!
This is such a fun idea to add to an apple theme, back to school projects, first day of school, or September ideas!
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Kristina once thought of going into education, but changed her mind a few years in to her degree. Ironically, she now has her hands full as a homeschooling mother of four. With children of various ages from infant to 7, she shares a variety of educational and play activities for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and early elementary aged children on her blog,


  • i can not get into any of the great activities and worksheets. too bad they look wonderful. i would love to try them and add your website to my favorites. can you help?

    • Happy to help! We have tons of resources all throughout our site… if you tell me which one you are looking for I can help you better. But in general use the drop down menu at the top of the page or the search bar at the top right. Then click on the post with the resource that interests you. See ideas or download printables by scrolling to the bottom of the posts and depending on the post either enter email address in box to get PDF sent to your email or click on TEXT LINK under terms of use to download PDF directly. Enjoy!

  • Beth, I highly appreciate your assistance. Your ideas are very helpful. All the resources always save me a lot of time. Many thanks for your support.

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