Jack and the Beanstalk
This week we've been reading this Jack and the Beanstalk story by Nick Sharatt. It's a lift-the-flap book which the children always love. It also came with an accompanying cd so we can play the story again during rest time. This version of the fairytale classic differs a bit than the usual story. For a start the golden goose is a hen and the giant isn't so much into "I'll grind your bones to make my bread." My son had been doing a fairy tale focus at his school this term and that's all I…
Beans and Flower Pots Counting Activity - The Imagination Tree
Have fun playing this beans and flower pots counting activity using the simplest of materials! Playful, hands-on maths game for preschoolers and school age
Jack and the Beanstalk 1st Birthday Party | Kara's Party Ideas
A fun Jack in the Beanstalk themed party with chicken & golden eggs, personalized coloring booklets, "magic beans" & more party ideas.
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…
When I do one of my fairy tale units with my students, I tell them the story of "Jack and the Beanstalk" and use fun props. My magic beanstalk that grows to the ceiling is my favorite prop! This prop idea came from another preschool teacher that's a genius, and whom I absolutely adore. I wonder if she knows my students have been loving and adoring her beanstalk prop for years now? You'll need everything mentioned in the photo here, plus some scissors, a pencil, a marker, and a sewing needle…
Magic Coloured Beans Sorting Activity - The Imagination Tree
Make some magic coloured beans as a great DIY resource for sorting, counting, imaginative play and storytelling! Simple and cheap to make, great for maths!
Jack and the Beanstalk Party Planning Ideas Supplies Magic Beans Cake
This fun JACK IN THE BEANSTALK PARTY was submitted by Anne Angel of UR invited. This is such a cute idea for a party theme. I love that the cake is portraying Jack climbing the beanstalk high up in the clouds. The Jack in the Beanstalk party ideas and elements to look for from this fun celebration are: The green beanstalk sour sticks The cute cake The gold coins The fun green place settings The rocky road fudge and MORE!
How To Make A Doll In A Matchbox Party Favour - Big Hearted Education
Doll in a matchbox party favour. These cute and simple little dolls are a favourite with young children. Do not underestimate the power of a magic seed!