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Apples (Adventurer Award)

Apples (Adventurer Award)

Chesapeake Conference Award


Level: Busy Bees


This award is presented to those students who complete the requirements for this course and obtain a solid understanding of apples.



    1. Learn about apples by reading a book.

    2. Look up and discuss Proverbs 25:11.

    3. Sing a song about apples, such as I Like To Eat An Apple

    4. Make a craft about apples, such as apple prints or a golden, glittery, apple picture with a silver craft stick frame.

    5. Make applesauce

    6. Name 3 varieties of apples.

    7. Listen to a story about Johnny Appleseed.


    1. Apple Farmer Annie by Monica Wellington.

       Apples, Apples Everywhere! by Robin Koontz.

    2. Be creative

    3. Page number 167 in Little Voices Praise Him

    4. a. Cut an apple in half. Place poster paint in a thin layer on a paper plate. Place apple cut- side down in paint. Stamp onto paper. (If done just right, there may be a star in the middle of the apple!)

        b. Find or draw a simple apple outline. Give one copy to each child. Have child spread glue and sprinkle gold glitter on apple. Color craft sticks with a silver sharpie. (Adults may dothis  ahead of time).  Have child glue craft sticks into frame around apple picture.

    5. Take 3 apples. Slice and peel them. Children may be able to use an apple slicer. Adults should do the peeling. Children may then use plastic knives to cut apple into smaller pieces.

        Place in microwaveable bowl. Pour 1/4 cup water and 1/2 tsp cinnamon over the top – Microwave on high for 5-6 minutes. Mash (potato masher, fork, blender)

    6. Fuji, Honeycrisp, gala, red delicious, golden delicious, Jonathan, etc. You could taste test a few different varieties!

    7. Example: Johnny Appleseed by Jennifer Boudart, The Story of Johnny Appleseed by Aliki, Or listen to a book read aloud on YouTube, such as this one:

     Optional: Visit an apple orchard or an apple festival.

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