Children will learn the importance of apples to a late nineteenth/early 20th century farm family.
Time: 30 - 45 minutes
Have slices of dried apples to distribute while you talk to the children.
Points to cover:
- Origins of apples in North America
- Food preservation in 1900, including apple storage
- Nutritive value of apples
- Various uses of apples
- Explain the phrases
- “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”
- “One bad apple spoils the barrel”