How to Craft a Large Paper Apple Tree

How to Craft a Large Paper Apple Tree


How to Craft a Large Paper Apple Tree. Celebrate Johnny Appleseed or Arbor Day and
all things apple by creating your own large paper apple tree. You will need Brown and green butcher paper
or poster board Red construction paper Scissors Glue Brown construction paper (optional) Crayons,
markers, or paint (optional) and sponges or paintbrushes. Step 1. Decide on the height and width of your tree,
and whether or not it will have branches. Step 2. Trace the outline of a trunk and branches
on large pieces of brown butcher paper or poster board. Then cut along the outline with a sharp pair
of scissors. For added texture, cut pieces of brown construction
paper into four parts. Glue each part onto the butcher paper to make
bark. Step 3. Sketch the outline of your greenery on a piece
of green butcher paper or poster board. Then cut out the shapes and glue them to the
branches. Step 4. Trace apple shapes onto red construction paper. Then cut them out and glue them onto the tree’s
greenery. Allow children to individually decorate apples
with crayons, markers, or paint. Step 5. Glue the upper greenery and braches to the
trunk. Then hang the entire tree onto a bulletin
board, wall, or refrigerator door. Did you know Johnny Appleseed’s real name
was John Chapman.

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