Happy Birthday Johnny Appleseed! Oh, what’s this?! Your real name is John Chapman and you hale from Leonminster, MA, born on the 26th of September 1774?
You’re a real legend — We’ve got a resource round-up and you’re our featured guest.
Johnny Appleseed PreK-3rd Grades
Looking for a resource that integrates Reading, Science, and U.S. History? Check out The Constant Kindergartener’s Johnny Appleseed resource (that’s the cover above). The author says she “tried to be as close to reality as possible without taking away some of the fun parts.”
Maybe it’s a Johnny Appleseed SMARTboard quiz you need? Zoom Zoom Classroom’s got one for you! Did we mention it’s FREE?
And Karen Kory has a lively retelling of the Johnny Appleseed story in her store that is sure to get kids chanting “Go Johnny, Go!”
Johnny Appleseed 3rd-5th Grades
Apple math? Soaring in Second Grade offers a Hundreds Chart Hidden Picture Set. You could say it’s “core” curriculum (get it?). And A Love for Teaching presents a Johnny Appleseed Math and ELA Mini Unit.
Johnny Appleseed Clip-Art
There’s still time to make your own bulletin boards or resources for Johnny’s big celebration.
Check out these products: Melonheadz has a bundle that will get the juices flowing and Monster Wrangler Mike’s Johnny Appleseed character is in good company (see below). There’s also, LittleRed’s Craftivities for some inspiration and for a FREE Johnny Appleseed clip-art resource, Lita Lita is the hook-up.
This is by no means the entire bushel (groan — okay, enough with the apple puns)! Check out all of the great Johnny Appleseed resources available and find the one that’s right for you.