Making an apple button tree is an easy fine motor fall craft for kids. Gluing apple buttons onto the apple tree can help preschoolers and kindergarteners strengthen the fine motor muscles in the hand to prepare for writing. this apple tree craft also makes a great apple-themed gift idea for your child’s favorite teacher!
Related: How to Sew a Button Apple Tree
How to Make an Apple Tree Craft
Making an apple button tree craft is a fun fall activity for kids. You can also try teaching your children how to sew a button apple tree with the same buttons. Just click on the link for all of the DIY details!
Apple Button Tree Craft for Kids: Materials
- Assorted green buttons
- Apple buttons (We used THESE, or you can try THESE)
- FREE Apple tree template
- Canvas printer paper or cardstock (canvas printer paper is featured in photos above and below)
- Rustic frame (optional)
Related: Oak Apple Nature Craft
Apple Tree Craft for Kids: Step by Step Directions
Step 1 – Print our FREE Apple tree template onto canvas paper or cardstock.
STEP 2 – Glue the apple buttons and the assorted green buttons onto the paper above the trunk to fill out the apple tree.
Step 3 – Place apple tree into a frame. (optional)
We placed the apple tree our daughter made into one of these gorgeous rustic frames and gave it to her favorite teacher as a gift.
Related: Apple Orchard Field Trip Ideas for Kids.
Apple Tree Craft and Gift Idea Kids Can Make
Once finished hang your apple button tree on the wall or give it to your child’s favorite teacher!
You can also try teaching your children how to sew a button apple tree with the same buttons. Click the link to learn more!
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Nell is an artist, athlete, wife, mother, psychologist, educator, and coach. She believes in the wonder of childhood, the power of the imagination, learning through play, making this world a greener place to live, and getting outside in all seasons!