Way Up High in the Apple Tree with a Free Pattern

Way Up High in the Apple Tree Felt Board Magic

Way up high in the apple tree
Two red apples smiled at me
I shook that tree as hard as I could
Down came the apples
Mmmm they were good

Download the free pattern with detailed instructions to make your

very own  Way Up High in the Apple Tree  felt set.

You can buy the Way Up High in the Apple Tree felt board set ready made  from the  Felt Board Magic Shop

The pattern for Way Up High in the Apple Tree can be found in the

Apple Harvest Felt Board Pattern eBook along with 10 other apple harvest patterns

Apple Harvest Felt Board Pattern eBook

 

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Little Worm Hide and Seek Apple Sizes Felt Board Set

This felt set enables children to practice describing the apples by size using an interactive game that children love to play.

This is how we play.

First, put the three different apples on the felt board whilst discussing each apple’s size – you can use the words large, medium and small or big, middle sized and small or biggest, smallest, or largest – there are so many opportunities to expand vocabulary  in a meaningful and fun way.

Next, in a sneaky way hide the worm behind one of the apples. If children are younger you might need to let the worm poke out just a little in the beginning.

Apple sizes game

Then, chant together :

Little worm, little worm
playing hide and seek.
Are you under the large/medium/small apple.
Let’s take a peek.

Children then take turns guessing which sized apple the worm is hiding under by identifying an apple by size and removing it to search underneath for the worm.

 If the child’s guess is incorrect replace apple and begin again.

Little worm Hide and Seek Apple sizes game.

The apple’s I’ve created are quite large the largest apple is 15cm by 16cm and the smallest is 7cm by 8cm so that it is easy to distinguish between the different sizes.

Although all of these apples in this felt set are red you could make a set with different coloured apples – so that choices could be made based on colours. This could easily lead to a discussion about the different kinds of apples that you can eat and how they taste different.

This is a wonderful set to use when you want to investigate farms, food, Autumn, harvest, colours and sizes.

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