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Beanstalk Measurement Activity Using "Jack" & "Giant" Feet (from Learning & Teaching With Preschoolers) kindergarten Peer into My Week Down on the Farm Week 2 Measurement Activities, Book Activities, Math Measurement, Preschool Activities, Fairy Tale Activities, Preschool Learning, Maths Eyfs, Preschool Classroom, Kindergarten Math

Peer into My Week Down on the Farm Week 2

We had a group discussion about planting after we tallied which bean we thought would grow the tallest.

Fantastic Bean growing project and display. Use clothes dryers to display, store etc. efficiently and temporary. Plant Science, Kid Science, Science Curriculum, Science Ideas, Science Nature, Investigation Area, Investigations, Continuous Provision, Foundation Stage

Bean growing

We used plastic bags (document wallets would have worked too) and pegged them to a washing line. The children all held their own bean while I showed them a book all about the cycle of bean growing, introducing end emphasising words like soak, swell, root, shoot, germinate and stressing the importance of water. They soaked their beans, discussed the difference, then wet a paper towel and added this and the bead to their bag. These bags have spaces to write their names. I snipped a tiny hole…

Jack and the Beanstalk: Different Versions to Share with Kids from Fantastic Fun & Learning - great idea for teaching compare and contrast Teaching Reading, Fun Learning, Fairy Tales Unit, Traditional Tales, Jack And The Beanstalk, Plant Science, Science Experiments Kids, Science Fair, School Themes

Jack and the Beanstalk: 5 Versions to Share with Kids

Five different versions of the story Jack and the Beanstalk to read and compare with kids

What happens when your place a carrot top into water? Why not challenge your children to find out? Our potatoes grew really well! The children loved digging through the soil to find them! Counting Activities Eyfs, Gruffalo Activities, Nursery Activities, Farm Activities, Science Activities, Shape Activities, Physical Activities, Science Week, Science For Kids

Growing things

Looking for Autumn activities? Click on the picture for our fun activities based around books such as 'Leaf Man'!​

In April, we sent for a pack of seed potatoes to grow with the children. We had visions of enough potatoes appearing in the soil to have ou. Eyfs Activities, Nursery Activities, Spring Activities, Science Activities, Traditional Tales, Traditional Stories, Early Years Maths, Reception Class, Eyfs Classroom

Understanding the world | a growing story

In April, we sent for a pack of seed potatoes to grow with the children. We had visions of enough potatoes appearing in the soil to have our own market stall outside - read on to see how it actually worked out... Here's what we did - We put the compost in the growing bag supplied We planted the seed potatoes in the soil We watered the soil We checked on our potatoes to see how they were growing over a few weeks The potatoes eventually grew flowers on the plants We got the tuff spot ready to…

Start with one "magic" bean taped to the bottom along with an invitation to draw what it would become. Reading Jack in the Beanstalk together would be a nice rainy day addition to this project. Nursery Rhymes Preschool, Preschool Literacy, Preschool Art, Traditional Tales, Traditional Stories, Eyfs Activities, Book Activities, Eyfs Jack And The Beanstalk, Fairy Tales Unit

Camille Dawn

Start with one "magic" bean taped to the bottom along with an invitation to draw what it would become. Lovely! Reading Jack in the Beanstalk together would be a nice rainy day addition to this project.

Light box - sliced fruit in sealed laminate sheets Eyfs Activities, Science Activities, Rainbow Activities, Olivers Vegetables, Early Years Science, Investigation Area, Investigations, Abc Does, Science Week

An Early Years Science Activity and Giveaway Winners!

This is an Understanding the World activity that I guarantee you and your children will LOVE! All you need is some laminating pouches, an iron, an ironing board, some A4 paper and a few random objects.

Plant Your Vegetable Garden ⋆ Listotic Vegetable garden growing calendar with starting and transplanting dates. If only I had a green thumb.Vegetable garden growing calendar with starting and transplanting dates. If only I had a green thumb. Veg Garden, Garden Types, Lawn And Garden, Terrace Garden, Veggie Gardens, Vegetables Garden, Potager Garden, Spring Garden, Garden Planters

A Guide To Planting Your Vegetable Garden

A list of the most common garden vegetables and a comprehensive assessment of the best times to plant each, both indoors and outside.