Dot Sticker Apple Activity

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Apples and learning – they go together like peanut butter and jelly, right? Well, if they didn’t before, they sure do now! We’ve whipped up a deliciously fun and educational activity that’s perfect for little learners. It’s time to sink your teeth into the Dot Sticker Apple Activity!


What You’ll Need

  • Apple printable (click to download and print)
  • Red dot stickers
  • Black marker

Let’s Get Started!

  1. Print It Out: Kick things off with the apple printable. Get a nice, juicy apple printed out and ready for some learning action.
  2. Letter It Up: With your trusty black marker, write lowercase or uppercase letters all over your apple. Don’t worry about being too uniform – after all, real apples come with their own unique spots and shades.

  1. Sticker Time: Now, on those vibrant red dot stickers, jot down the uppercase versions of the letters you wrote on the apple.
  2. Match ‘Em Up: Invite your eager kiddo to jump into action! Their mission? Stick and match the uppercase stickers to their lowercase counterparts on the apple. Every correct match is a juicy bite into the world of alphabets!

Tips for a Fruitful Learning Experience:

  • Flexibility is Key: This activity isn’t just confined to the alphabet! You can use numbers, shapes, or even simple math problems. Let your creativity run wild.
  • Layer the Learning: Start simple. If your child is just beginning to recognize letters, maybe focus on the first few letters of the alphabet and then add more as they master them.
  • Celebrate the Small Wins: Every correct match is an achievement! Shower them with positive reinforcement. A simple “Great job!” or “You got it!” can boost their confidence and enthusiasm.

Skills Galore!

Wondering what magic this activity is brewing for your child? Well, besides the obvious letter recognition:

  • Fine Motor Skills: Those little fingers get a great workout peeling and sticking.
  • Concentration: Matching requires focus, and this activity offers a fun way to hone that skill.
  • Problem Solving: It’s a mini-puzzle! Deciding which letter pairs with which is a delightful challenge for young minds.
  • Visual Discrimination: Recognizing the differences and similarities in letters boosts visual perception.

So there you have it! An apple activity that’s more than just a fun craft – it’s a tree of knowledge waiting for your little one to pluck its fruits. Dive in, have fun, and watch them learn and grow, one dot sticker at a time!

Age Suitability

This activity is good for preschoolers aged children 3 years old and up with adult assistance.

Mess Level

The mess level for this activity is low.

Difficulty to Create 


Skills Developed

Language development, shape recognition, color recognition, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, imaginative play, creativity.

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Dot Sticker Apple Activity



  1. Print out the apple template.
  2. Write lowercase letters all over your apple.
  3. Write the uppercase versions of the letters you wrote on the apple on the red dot stickers.
  4. Invite your child stick and match the uppercase stickers to their lowercase counterparts on the apple.


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