Monday, November 1, 2010

"A" is for Apple

Discussing a favorite fall crop during October's Read & Seed, the Pre-K and preschool students at Wilmington ChildCare & Learning Center learned about Johnny Appleseed and how the delicious fruit grows.

Students read the books Johnny Appleseed by Maddi Olsen and Little Mouse and the Big Red Apple by A.H. Benjamin and Gwyenth Williamson.



A WC Student volunteer reads to the Preschool class.

The students were also challenged to discuss how apples grow and created the stages of an apple tree to show that they understood the plant's lifecycle. Finally, the student's favorite part, they had the chance to make a snack and taste apples. The students made Apple Pie Dip which is simple to make and allowed the students to assist in the cooking process.



WC Student volunteer dices apples for Apple Pie Dip



Students mix the Apple Pie Dip together

Creating Apple Pie Dip

Enjoying Apple Pie Dip with Graham Crackers

Join us for next month's Read and Seed on-campus on November 20th from 10 to 11am while we talk about being thankful.

For more information about our Youth Outreach programs for those in pre-k through 3rd grade please contact Mariah Fulton at 937-382-6661 ext 596 or mariah_fulton@wilmington.edu


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