# Jack and the beanstalk

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What number is missing? A great independent activity!

Evan loves Jack and the Beanstalk so I thought it would be fun to build a castle in the clouds like the story. This STEM and sensory activity was the perfect extension for the book.

Jack and the Beanstalk Finger Gym. In this activity you have to put the right amount of beans onto the numbered leaves using the tweezers.

Count and climb Jack's beanstalk with this fun early year maths activity for toddlers and preschoolers for the classic Fairy Tale Jack and the Beanstalk

Students loved constructing "beanstalks" as content connection activity to Jack and the Beanstalk.

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…

Jack and the Beanstalk. My kids had fun "climbing up" the beanstalk and finding the giant's feet waiting for them.

Jack and the Beanstalk seeds and beans investigation tray EYFS

Giant numbers - jack and the beanstalk - children found 'giant numbers' as part of their homework to put on our display. They also pegged any writing they had done on our beanstalk.

The kids loved watching bean seeds sprout. We put five beans in a ziploc bag with a folded wet paper towel. The bags were taped to our classroom window (with names written in permanent marker). Of course we also read "Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk role play area. Golden goose and eggs stolen - crime scene!

A magic beanstalk appeared, growing straight from the floor of our classroom.

Threading magic seeds finger gym Jack and the beanstalk EYFS

Count and climb Jack's beanstalk with this fun early year maths activity for toddlers and preschoolers based on the classic Fairy Tale Jack and the Beanstalk.

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