Learning the alphabet is lots of fun with this lovely beanstalk alphabet printable! Print out then stick each sheet onto a wall, starting with the letter 'a' at the bottom. As the children learn the letters of the alphabet they can climb up the beanstalk to the top!
Jack and the Beanstalk
Fee Fi Fo Fum! Everyone loves the story of Jack and his beanstalk, and kids especially love the way he outwits the greedy giant and his wife. Listen to our audio version of the story, print it out to read yourselves (or read along), and enjoy our colouring pages and other activities to go with it - including craft ideas, printables and fun worksheets.
Colour this lovely beanstalk, growing high up into the sky. What might be at the top, if you could climb up there?
Some of the letters of the alphabet are missing from this beanstalk alphabet! Can the children fill in the missing letters in the right order so they can climb to the top? This is fun activity is based on Jack and the Beanstalk, and you can laminate each sheet so it can be reused over again.
If you could climb to the top of a magic beanstalk, like Jack, what would you find in the clouds far above? Draw a picture.
With a bit of cutting and pasting, you can put our 3-page beanstalk pdf together and make a beanstalk measuring about 75cm / 28 inches. There are 26 leaves in total.
This lovely printable beanstalk runs to 3 pages and is best printed with borderless settings. You could laminate and use it as a big reward chart, or perhaps number the leaves for counting (up to 26)...
This lovely beanstalk reward chart (or poster) has 10 leaves - perfect for encouraging a good habit or perhaps reading some fairy tales. Add a star sticker to each leaf in turn until you have climbed the beanstalk and reached your reward!
Here are three easy ways to make golden eggs - perhaps to accompany Jack in the Beanstalk, or at Easter.Golden egg 1
You will need:Polystyrene egg Gold paint Gold glitter
On one of his journeys up the beanstalk, Jack rescued a talking gold harp. In fact it was almost his downfall, as it called out to the sleeping giant as Jack ran off with it! Here's a lovely harp craft that you can use to accompany the story - or of course for a music topic if you prefer.
Learning about characters and their different traits is an important part of literacy skills in children.
This set of posters features a cast of characters from Jack in the Beanstalk, ready to accompany your telling of this popular fairy tale. We've sized them so that you can use them as an ordering-by-height activity too.
Here are three fun "posters" of the main characters in the Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale - namely Jack, the Giant and the Giantess. Use them as they are or cut them out and laminate for illustrating the story.
These colouring pages feature a cast of characters from the fairy tale of Jack and the Beanstalk: the giant, giantess, man with the magic beans, mother, Jack and talking harp.
Colour in Jack, the Giant and his wife the one-eyed Giantess - in this fun set of Jack and the Beanstalk colouring pages for younger children.
Here's a fun finger puppet activity if you're learning the story of Jack and the Beanstalk! Print both sheets onto some card then cut out the strips and characters. Make a loop big enough for 2 fingers with the strip and attach to the back of each character.
Can the kids design an eye-catching poster tempting people to buy some magic beans? What would be the main selling point?
Number the Jack and the Beanstalk characters from tallest to shortest on this fun worksheet, which comes in colour or black and white.
Help the kids to practise their persuasive language and writing techniques with this Jack and the Beanstalk worksheet. What would the bean seller say to Jack to persuade him to exchange his cow for some beans?
Picture comprehension worksheets are a simple and fun way to introduce younger kids to comprehension work. This one features a scene from Jack and the Beanstalk.
This simple activity is a great way to introduce the kids to sequencing (putting a story in the correct order). Cut out the picture cards on page 2 and ask the children to stick them into the correct order on the first sheet.
This is the simplest of our Jack and the Beanstalk sequencing activities, so it's ideal for younger kids. Can they number the pictures of Jack and the Beanstalk into the correct order according to the story? They can colour the pictures in too if they like...
Listen online to our version of the Jack in the Beanstalk story, read specially for Activity Village.
Flip through the pages of our version of Jack in the Beanstalk and read this traditional fairy tale below. There's a button at the top of the flipbook which allows you to expand to full screen, or share with your friends.
There are 8 different pages in this Jack and the Beanstalk story paper pack, so that you can pick and choose the most appropriate styles for your kids to write their own version of the fairy tale.
Read our version of the popular fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk. It is 16 pages but we've kept it light on printer ink requirements. Some of the pictures are in black and white for the kids to colour themselves, if they like.
Learning sequencing skills is an important part of writing, and can take a little practise! Each page in this printable pack has a leaf containing a paragraph from Jack and the Beanstalk. Print them out, mix them up then ask the kids to put them in the correct order.
These large word cards include 15 words and phrases that you might find helpful when learning the story of Jack and Beanstalk. They're also great for labelling classroom displays.
How many words can you find from the well-known fairytale "Jack in the Beanstalk" hidden in the grid? A fun way to learn the vocabulary used in this story...
This simple leaf frame comes in blank or lined versions, so you can use it for all kinds of writing or artwork projects.
This fun pack of learn to draw guides will help you draw Jack, the Giant and the Giantess from Jack and the Beanstalk!
Reading Jack in the Beanstalk? Using a potato to print the leaves is a fun way for younger children to paint their own beanstalk - and make it as tall as they like!