Apple Tree Fingerprint Counting Activity

Count apples onto trees in this simple fingerprint counting activity. This fun Autumn printable for preschoolers was inspired by the book 'Ten Red Apples' by Pat Hutchins and is FREE to download and print.  Kids will love getting messy whilst learning to count and work on number recognition. 


Fingerprint counting. A simple apple tree counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Download our (FREE) printable for learning to count and working on number recognition. Inspired by the book 'Ten Red Apples' by Pat Hutchins this kids activity is perfect for Autumn (Fall).

Take a look at all our Autumn activities.  You might like our leaf hedgehog, leaf puppets and our bubble wrap Autumn tree


This month the virtual book club returns with the book 'Ten Red Apples' by Pat Hutchins. Read more about the virtual book club here or scroll to the end of this activity for more book related activities. 





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You will need: (affiliate links)




  • The book 'Ten Red Apples' (UK link / US link)
  • Apple tree printable (download and print using the link under the photographs)
  • Red paint




Apple Tree Fingerprint Counting Activity


Begin by downloading and printing out the apple tree counting activity.  We have two versions of the printable, one with numbers 1-9 and one blank for you to add your own numbers. 

Fingerprint counting. A simple apple tree counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Download our (FREE) printable for learning to count and working on number recognition. Inspired by the book 'Ten Red Apples' by Pat Hutchins this kids activity is perfect for Autumn (Fall).

Dip your finger into red paint to add the correct number of apples to each of the trees. 

Fingerprint counting. A simple apple tree counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Download our (FREE) printable for learning to count and working on number recognition. Inspired by the book 'Ten Red Apples' by Pat Hutchins this kids activity is perfect for Autumn (Fall).

Young children will love getting messy with paint whilst working on their counting and number recognition skills. 

Fingerprint counting. A simple apple tree counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Download our (FREE) printable for learning to count and working on number recognition. Inspired by the book 'Ten Red Apples' by Pat Hutchins this kids activity is perfect for Autumn (Fall).

Don't want to get messy? A less messy alternative to this activity would be to add the correct number of red buttons or pom poms to each of the apple trees. 

Fingerprint counting. A simple apple tree counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Download our (FREE) printable for learning to count and working on number recognition. Inspired by the book 'Ten Red Apples' by Pat Hutchins this kids activity is perfect for Autumn (Fall).



DOWNLOAD your APPLE TREE COUNTING PRINTABLE here. 



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3 comments

  1. Those little apple fingerprints are adorable! Thanks for sharing this adorable printable as a CoHost of the Virtual book club for Kids!

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