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Apple Seed Addition

Try this tasty and fun way to practice addition.

By Linda Eisenger, Consulting Educator

Help your child practice addition with the seeds of an apple.

What you'll need:

  • An Apple
  • A knife to cut the apple

Here's How To Do It

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

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.

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