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Jack & the Beanstalk

Trips, Visits and Activities for Home:


  • Take a trip to the supermarket. Look at the different beans available, colour, shape, size, etc.
  • Make beans on toast together.
  • Pot of Jellybeans / Jack's Magic Beans - Weigh them, sort them, count them, make a patterns or a college, use tweezers to move from one pot to another, etc.
  • Weed the garden together, plant a seed, grow cress and use it in a sandwich, etc.
  • Eat some seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkins seeds, etc.


Alternative Jack & the Beanstalk stories: