I love stamps sets with coordinating punches and the Harvest Hello Bundle is no exception. Today's simple card is an apple, but tomorrow it could be a pumpkin or a Jack O'lantern. Plus, the Harvest Hellos stamp set offers a half a dozen different sentiment to fit lots of different occasions.
Today's quick and simple card reminds me of the old saying, "An apple a day keeps the Doctor away", so I will be using today's card as a Get Well Card. But it could just as easily be a card for an A+ Teacher or a Welcome Back Card or Give Thanks Card.
Whether it's an apple or a pumpkin, it's a whole lot of cuteness.
With school in full swing, I thought that it would be fun to do something a little different. for today's blog post lets look at an Apples & Pumpkins Unit Study for Kids using the Apple Punch and the Harvest Hellos stamp set from the 2019 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog. This unit study includes 12 ways to use the Harvest Hello Bundle for Art, Math, Science and Language Arts. Watch the video below for a demonstration, then scroll down for a list of 12 Apple & Pumpkin activities for kids.
Apples & Pumpkins Unit Study for Kids
Stamp and Color Pumpkins & Apples
Make 3-D Apples & Pumpkins with Apple Builder Punch.
Stamp and color leaves and stems, then add a 3-dimensional Pumpkin or Apple.
Name and sort colors.
On 2-1/4" x 11" card stock measure and score at 1-1/4", 3-3/4", 6-1/4" and 8-3/4".
Count punched shapes.
Practice fractions by dividing apple or pumpkin parts into halves, quarters and thirds. An additional idea is to compare fractions. For example, is 2/3 bigger or smaller than 1/2?
Are apples and pumpkins fruits or vegetables? Stamp pictures to show that both have seeds.
Study shapes of stems on pumpkins and apples. How are they different? How are they the same? Practice what you learn with art.
Learn the sounds for P and A. Also, have them practice writing Aa and Pp.
Spell and read the words Apple and Pumpkin.
Write about pumpkins and apples.
Read books about apples and pumpkins.
Go to an apple orchard or a pumpkin patch.
Make applesauce, apple dumpling or pumpkin pie.
Carve a pumpkin.
You may want to do this Apples & Pumpkin Unit study with your kids on September 17. It's National Apple Dumpling Day. What a great excuse to make or eat apple dumplings!
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I'm a glass-half-full kind of gal, but sometimes negatives can be good. Today's Perfectly Plaid Christmas card is a good example of negatives being a good thing. I used the Pine Tree Punch to create negatives on my Shaded Spruce Card Stock. The negative trees allow the pretty Wrapped in Plaid Designer to peek through.
Most plaid papers are beautiful, but the Wrapped in Plaid Designer paper with its ribbons of gold foil takes plaids to a whole new level. To highlight the gold foil in the paper, I punched a gold foil pine tree as my focal point.
Remember the negative trees on the front of my card? The leftover punched pine trees steal the show on the inside of my card.
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