Ten Apples Up On Top: Counting Printable Activity

The classic Dr. Seuss book, Ten Apples Up On Top, is one of our favorite stories. It features a lion, a tiger and a dog balancing apples on top of their heads. Since my kids love to do book activities, I created this Free printable counting activity. Perfect for an Apple theme this Fall!

FREE printable book activity to go along with the classic Dr. Seuss book Ten Apples Up on Top. Perfect counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers for the Fall, Apple theme and Back to School season.

This FREE printable Ten Apples Up On Top book activity comes in 3 versions:

-Numbers 1-10 in consecutive order, with circles on top of each animal.
-Numbers 1-10 in consecutive order, without any circles.
-Numbers 1-10 in random order.

*For a version with number words, go to this post by Mrs. Thompson's Treasures.

This activity is perfect for practicing counting and number recognition for toddlers, preschool and kindergarten. It can be done with dot markers, pom poms, or any other counters to represent the apples.

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Viviana is a blogging mom to a toddler, a preschooler, and a kindergartner, sharing ideas and resources for early education. She specializes in unique, hands-on printable activities that are educational, fun and inspire creativity in young minds.


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  3. Thank you for these! My toddler really enjoyed them and so did I!