The Littles read some books on apples and BJ explored the internet for some information on Johnny Appleseed. He shared with us a short story about the man who is known for planting so many apple orchards in the midwest.
Then we headed out to the orchard! There were many other people there including preschools and young families. We explored on our own, wandering through the orchard looking for apples to pick. Although there were not supposed to be many apples to pick, we all filled our baskets. The kids also enjoyed eating as we walked and enjoyed the outdoors on such a beautiful day.
After picking our apples, we ate our lunches overlooking the orchard before heading to Laura's house. In Laura's kitchen, we made Apple Dumplings from the New Pioneer Woman's website. They were DELICIOUS and were eaten all up. While they cooked, we made some artwork with our apples doing apple prints.