14th march

Collection by Jess Dowd

Jack and the Beanstalk - Math Ideas - Fairy Dust Teaching Maths Eyfs, Preschool Math, In Kindergarten, Math Activities, Fairy Tale Activities, Math Games, Circus Activities, Traditional Tales, Traditional Stories


This week we began the tale of Jack and the Beanstalk. Today I thought I would share a few of the math activities we have been doing. They are obvious ideas but perhaps new in the application in this story! I wanted to take the concepts of "enormous" and "giant" and bring them to life with math. The Giant's Hand and Estimation I had a super large hand photocopied on paper that we estimated how many beans would fit in the palm of the "giant's" hand. Guesses ranged from 4 to 1000. We counted…

Chapter Large Motor and Outdoor Play. This activity is perfect for outdoor play and to go along with my beach theme. It also encourages children to use their imagination Outdoor Learning Spaces, Outdoor Play Areas, Outdoor Fun, Outdoor Classroom, Outdoor School, Nursery Activities, Milk Crates, Outdoor Playground, Outdoor Activities

These are a few of my favourite (found) things, Part 2

Outdoor areas, boats! Role play. Mayer on wheels and a robe they should hale Them selves in to shore?

the Wild Things Are Counting Game Where the Wild Things Are Activities. Featuring a math activity to go with the book.Where the Wild Things Are Activities. Featuring a math activity to go with the book. Preschool Books, Preschool Math, In Kindergarten, Preschool Centers, Preschool Ideas, Math Centers, Hands On Activities, Literacy Activities, Storybook Crafts

Where the Wild Things Are Counting Game

This Where the Wild Things Are counting game is a fun, hands-on activity to go along with the book. While playing, children learn one to one correspondence and practice counting.

As part of our Jack and the Beanstalk Growing topic , I made a batch of play dou… - Modern Fairy Tale Activities, Nursery Activities, Preschool Activities, Fairy Tale Crafts, Fairy Tale Theme, Fairy Tales, Traditional Tales, Traditional Stories, Eyfs Jack And The Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk Play Dough!

As part of our Jack and the Beanstalk Growing topic, I made a batch of play dough following my usual recipe (see at the bottom of the post) then coloured half brown and half green. I set it out with two little terracotta pots, some green craft sticks and green pipe cleaners, a bowl of dried french beans and some little garden tools we had from another set. These are some of the things the girls did with it.... Recipe: 2 cups flour 1 cup salt 2 tsp cream of tarter 2 cups water 2 tbsp oil Mix…