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1-2-3 Come Do An Apple-icious Writing Activity With Me

apple icebreaker activity, icebreakers, back to school activities, getting to know you activities, apple craftsBecause many teachers decorate with an apple theme, and a lot of children study about apples in the fall, I decided to design a back to school apple icebreaker.

apple icebreaker activity, icebreakers, back to school activities, getting to know you activities, apple craftsIt's a quick, easy and fun way to get to know your new students.  Be sure and make a sample to help explain what you want them to do, as well as an interesting way, for them to get to know you too.

apple icebreaker activity, icebreakers, back to school activities, getting to know you activities, apple craftsStudents complete the writing prompts and then color their apples in an ABC pattern. 

I chose this pattern, because apples come in 3 colors, and I wanted to toss in a bit of science as well as math, plus it helps younger students to use more than only one color, which they are notorious for.

By having them cut their apple out, you provide an opportunity for practice, and can see at a glance who is having difficulty with fine motor skills.

apple icebreaker activity, icebreakers, back to school activities, getting to know you activities, apple craftsIf you take a first day of school photo, make copies and trim, so that students can glue one to their leaf, for that finishing touch. 

Completed projects make a sweet bulletin board. (A new crop of kids, Kindergarten is a bushel of fun, The apple of Mr(s). ______'s eye, apple-icious work are just a few captions.

apple icebreaker activity, icebreakers, back to school activities, getting to know you activities, apple craftsI've included 3 samples to give you some ideas of what children can share.  An example will help jumpstart their minds and set them in the right direction.

apple icebreaker activity, icebreakers, back to school activities, getting to know you activities, apple craftsThere's also a blank apple for you to fill in with whatever information you'd like to learn about your students. 

apple icebreaker activity, icebreakers, back to school activities, getting to know you activities, apple craftsClick on the link to view/download the Apple Icebreaker Packet. 

apple icebreaker activity, icebreakers, back to school activities, getting to know you activities, apple craftsThanks for visiting today.  It's Friday and that means garage sales! (Woo hoo.) 

I'm off in search of more treasures to fill up my already too-full basement!  As a teacher, you can probably relate to suffering from the Pack Rat Syndrome.

"Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow." -Anthony J. D'Angelo

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