Free Johnny Appleseed Coloring Pages | Inspire Kindness in Kids

These free Johnny Appleseed coloring pages make great holiday activities for kids when studying either apples or celebrating Johnny Appleseed Day.

John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, was born on September 26th, 1774.

He was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Ontario. As well as the northern counties of West Virginia.

On his birthday September 26th, we celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day.

Our 6 fun coloring pages are a great way to start the day and the conversation about apples.


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Coloring pages for Johnny Appleseed Day

There are 6 free kids coloring pages included in this set. To get the download scroll to the bottom of the post.

These coloring pages for Johnny Appleseed Day are free to print but are for personal use and classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the post and add your email address to get the pdf file.

These storybook coloring pages will look great with coloring pencils, pens, or Crayola crayons.

Johnny Appleseed story printable

As a teacher, you’re always looking for ways to inspire your students and teach them important life lessons.

One great way to do this is by telling stories that capture their imagination and engage their hearts and minds.

johnny appleseed coloring book

Johnny Appleseed was a man who traveled across the United States in the early 19th century, planting apple trees wherever he went.

He was a lover of nature, a man of faith, and a true friend to animals.

johnny appleseed free coloring pages

He shared his love of apples, the Bible, and the great outdoors with everyone he met. And his legacy continues to inspire people of all ages today.

The story of Johnny Appleseed is a perfect example of a tale that can do just that.

johnny appleseed coloring sheets

This story can be a wonderful tool for teaching children about the importance of kindness, generosity, and hard work.

It can also be a great way to introduce them to the wonders of nature and the joy of planting seeds and watching them grow.

By sharing this story with your students, you can encourage them to explore the world around them.

To be curious about the natural world, and to see the beauty and wonder in everything around them.

free johnny appleseed free coloring sheets

The story of Johnny Appleseed is a timeless tale that can inspire and educate students of all ages.

It is a perfect example of how a simple story can teach valuable life lessons and spark a sense of wonder and curiosity in the world.

So take some time to share this story with your students. And watch as they become inspired by the man who traveled across the country. Planting seeds and sharing his love of nature, animals, and the great outdoors.

Fun facts about Johnny Appleseed

The kids are going to love these 8 interesting facts about Johnny Appleseed:

  1. Johnny Appleseed’s real name was John Chapman. He was born on September 26, 1774, in Massachusetts.
  2. He was a vegetarian and did not believe in killing animals. So he often wore a tin pot on his head to protect himself from animals.
  3. Johnny Appleseed was known for his distinctive clothing. Which often consisted of a sackcloth shirt, pants, and a hat made of leaves or a tin pot.
  4. He was a deeply religious man and often carried a Bible with him wherever he went.
  5. Johnny Appleseed was a shrewd businessman and earned his living by selling and trading apple trees and apple seeds.
  6. He was a pacifist and refused to fight in the War of 1812.
  7. Johnny Appleseed died on March 18, 1845, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, but his legacy lives on through the many apple trees he planted across the country.
  8. Johnny Appleseed was known for his kindness and generosity towards others. He would often give away his food, clothes, and even his apple trees to those in need.
johnny appleseed printable story

Johnny Appleseed activities

Have even more fun this September with these Johnny Appleseed activities:

Get creative with the free a is for apple handprint and create a wonderful keepsake.

Learn about apples with our free apple life cycle worksheet.

In our free missing numbers 1-20 worksheet there is a counting apples worksheet, which will make a great addition to your math lessons.

Need to print later? Add this to your Pinterest board or share it on Facebook. You’ll have it handy whenever you’re ready to use it!

Books about Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed is a wonderful read aloud book perfect to read to the kids on Johnny Appleseed Day.

My Little Golden Book About Johnny Appleseed learn all about John Chapman (who later became known as Johnny Appleseed.)

Who Was Johnny Appleseed? This is part of the Who Was books, and as I am sure you already know these are wonderful books.  

Download the free Johnny Appleseed coloring page printable

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

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Last Updated on 18 July 2024 by Clare Brown

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