Apple Art Project - this is basically what we do every year for my first Storytime of September. I usually use dessert/mini paper plates just to make things a bit simpler. Could have lines on red paper for them to cut on.
Reinforce counting to 10 with this sweet keepsake craft. The apples are fingerprints dipped in red glitter glue. The trunk was made by tracing the student's arm and hand, with their fingers spread to make the branches.