Apple Painting Ideas

Today we have five new ideas all about Apple Painting. The first one is called the Marble Painting Apple Craft. The second one is called the Bubble Wrap Painting Apples. The third one is called the Apple Tree Prints. The fourth one is called the Paint Splat Apples. And the last one is a video about Apple Stamping Art. Enjoy!


Apple Sponge Painting

Apple Sponge Painting

Apple Sponge Painting is a fun and engaging activity that allows preschoolers to explore their creativity while developing their fine motor skills. Here's an elaboration on how to conduct this activity:

  1. Preparation: Gather the necessary materials, including sponges, scissors, red and green paint, and sheets of paper. Choose sponges that are soft and absorbent, and ensure they are clean and free of any residue.
  2. Cutting the sponges: Cut the sponges into apple shapes using scissors. You can create a basic apple outline or add details such as a stem and leaves. It's helpful to prepare a variety of sizes and shapes to add interest to the artwork.
  3. Setting up the painting area: Lay out the sheets of paper on a table or easel, ensuring each child has enough space to work. Place containers of red and green paint within their reach. Consider using trays or disposable plates to hold the paint for easy dipping.
  4. Demonstration and instructions: Begin by showing the children the apple-shaped sponges and explaining that they will be using them to create apple prints. Demonstrate the process by dipping a sponge into the red paint, making sure it is fully coated but not dripping, and then pressing it onto the paper to create an apple shape. Encourage the children to observe and ask questions as you demonstrate.
  5. Painting time: Let the children take turns dipping the sponges into the red and green paint and pressing them onto the paper. Encourage them to explore different techniques, such as lightly dabbing or gently pressing and lifting the sponge to create varying textures and patterns. They can also experiment with overlapping the apple prints to create interesting effects.
  6. Exploration and creativity: Encourage the children to use their imaginations and creativity while painting. They can make a whole apple orchard by stamping multiple apples on the paper or add details like stems and leaves using brushes or their fingers.
  7. Reflection and discussion: After the children have finished their apple sponge paintings, gather them together to reflect on their artwork. Ask open-ended questions like, "What do you like about your apple prints?" or "How did you decide where to place the apples?" This discussion helps promote language development and critical thinking skills.
Marble Painting Apple Craft
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Activity:


Marble Painting Apple Craft

Best for Ages:


+4

Materials:


Items likely found at home 

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Marble painting is a favorite in our house and it’s always so fun to turn the finished artwork into different shapes to hang up. And with fall just around the corner, apple shapes are perfect for this type of painting!

Bubble Wrap Painting Apples
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Activity:


Bubble Wrap Painting Apples

Best for Ages:


+3

Materials:


Items likely found at home 

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With back-to-school in full-swing and fall not too far behind, it’s time to start thinking about all things apples! These cute bubble wrap painted apples only need a few supplies and are so much fun to make with the kids!

Apple Tree Prints
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Activity:


Apple Tree Prints

Best for Ages:


+3

Materials:


Items likely found at home


Summary:


Since fall is in the air and school is in session we filled our days with all things apples. To start, we cut our apple apart and after exploring it with our Parts of an Apple Printable Book we painted adorable apple trees using apples as stamps. I love how this Painting Activity added a splash of fall colors to our walls.

Paint Splat Apples
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Activity:


Paint Splat Apples

Best for Ages:


+3 

Materials:


Items likely found at home


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Whether for back-to-school or the upcoming fall season, today's Paint Splat Apples are sure to be a real winner in the craft department! With the abstract themed craft, no two pieces will be alike! And with the steps being super simple (just add paint and squish) kids will love the ease of this DIY.

Apple Stamping Art
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Activity:


Apple Stamping Art

Best for Ages:


+3

Materials:


Items likely found at home

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Apple arts and craft ideas for preschool children can be created using real apples. Find out about great apple arts and craft ideas for preschool children with help from an artist and educator from Hollywood, Florida in this free video clip.

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