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Apples Up On Top Addition Game

Are you looking for fun Dr. Seuss Activities for Kids for Dr. Seuss Day? Then, you’ll want to check out this Apples Up On Top Addition Game that you can play after reading the book, 10 Apples Up On Top.


Dr. Seuss Math Activity

Apples Up On Top Addition Game:

This book-inspired math game is a fun addition to your Dr. Seuss unit or an entertaining math center for Read Across America Day.


This resource can be used as an independent activity for young in any early childhood classroom or homeschool. Your kids will work on identifying numbers, counting, adding, and more! 

Apples Up On Top Inspired Math Game


Why Are Book Activities Important?

Book-inspired activities are a great way to extend the learning and add more to your story time. They make learning so much fun too!


Not only will your kids learn literacy skills, but they will practice concepts in other areas such as math, science, and more!


Getting Ready To Use The Apples Up On Top Addition Game:

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What’s Included:

  • Apples Up On Top Addition Game Printables
    • 12 Apples
    • Tiger
    • Lion


What Else Is Needed:

  • 10 Apples Up On Top by Dr. Seuss
  • White Card Stock or Copy Paper
  • Laminator and Laminating Pouches
  • Scissors
  • Dice


Dr. Seuss Inspired Activity


To prepare this book-inspired activity, fill out the form below to get the printable apples, tiger, and lion. I like to print my resources on white card stock, because it is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too.


After printing, laminate the printables and cut the all of the pieces apart. You can store the pieces in a pencil pouch or box for an easy math activity to set-up.


How To Play The Apples Up On Top Addition Game:

After reading the book 10 Apples Up On Top by Dr. Seuss, your kids will pick either the tiger or the lion for their animal. Next, they will roll a die and identify the number.


Then, your children will count that number of apples and stack them on top of their animal’s head.


Apples Up On Top Math Game


After placing the apples on the tiger or lion, your kids will roll a die again and identify the number. Next, they will count that number of apples and stack them on top of the animal’s head.


Finally, your children will count the number of apples together to find the sum of the two numbers. 


Addition Game


This Apples Up On Top Addition Game is a fun, book-inspired activity that will help your kids practice recognizing numbers, counting, and adding after reading a favorite story. 



Pin It For Later:

Do you want to save this book-inspired activity for later? Pin this to your children’s books board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!


Book-Inspired Math Activity


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