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Johnny Appleseed Playdate Party

Johnny Appleseed Playdate Party

Whether it’s football on lazy Sunday afternoons or the arrival of Pumpkin Lattes at Starbucks, even the most summer-loving fools like myself can’t help but be charmed by the trappings of fall. No matter what it is that we most look forward to in fall,  there’s nothing more symbolic of this cheerful season than a crisp, delicious apple.

And there’s no person more tied to apples than the famous Johnny Appleseed.

We held a little Johnny Appleseed celebration full of things that reminded us of the spirit of his work. He’s a pretty interesting character if you read about his real history!

Beyond the birthday, this party theme would be perfect for a fall festival, back to school party or a getting to know you gathering for kids who are in a new school this year, like mine.  There are so many possibilities with this one.

The spirit of Johnny Appleseed is all about love. We added a few printable reminders on our party goods! Cones like these are perfect for chips at a party–and they’re just made with a single sheet of paper, so inexpensive to boot.

Apples dipped in peanut butter are always a great treat–even at a party!

Seriously, have you ever seen anything cuter than that? This printable on an iron on transfer made for perfect pillows on a set of muslin pillow covers.

Delicious, healthy and environmentally friendly. Do you remember those bamboo spoons from the PB & J Jam? A little jute and a printable sticker and our homemade applesauce gets a great Johnny Appleseed upgrade.

Johnny Appleseed was, ahem, a bit of a “naturalist…” and I do love cracking myself up, so a few “Au Natural” printable water bottle labels wrapped around milk bottles hit the spot for drinks.

Trees as party favors, in the Johnny Appleseed spirit. Apple trees may be hard to find depending on your area, but any tree with a pretty printable tag will do. Planting this would be a great family activity after the party, and a reminder of the day for years to come.

Love a party that’s fun and and all natural? Check out this other eco-friendly party, Plant a Seed by Frog Prince Paperie as well.


Paula Biggs

Owner at Frog Prince Paperie
Paula Biggs is a party planner, DIY crafter, and owner of Frog Prince Paperie, where you can find hundreds of party, craft and lifestyle ideas.


Friday 9th of September 2016

This is such an adorable party theme! I love the idea of the trees as favors and all the pretty red elements. Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday!

Pamela Smith

Friday 9th of September 2016

So cute! We are studying apples next week at school too!


Friday 22nd of August 2014

This is really beautiful! Thank you for sharing. Thanks for linking up to the #PartyTime - we hope to see you again next Tuesday!

Jacqui Odell

Wednesday 20th of August 2014

Such a neat party! I love how everything is so healthy and all the red! Thank you for linking up to Party Time and we hope to see you again next week!


Tuesday 25th of September 2012

I absolutely loooove the fall feeling that this party conjures! I love everything apple, that's for certain!