Apple Seed Multiplication

Try this tasty and fun activity to practice multiplication with your third-grader.

By Linda Eisenger, Consulting Educator

In this activity your child practices multiplication with the seeds of an apple.

What You'll Need:

Here's How To Do It

Cut an apple in half. Have your child count how many seeds are in each half and then multiply the seeds of the halves together to get the product.

Linda Eisinger was named the 2005 Missouri State Teacher of the Year. She was also selected by the Boeing Corporation as the 2005 Outstanding Educator. She has received many other accolades including the Outstanding Educator award from the Smarter Kids Foundation in Canada. Linda is a contributing author to the 2007 Brainquest educational game. She serves as the president of her local teachers' association and continues to teach third grade at West Elementary in Jefferson City, Missouri.