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.

Beanstalk Alphabet

Beanstalk Alphabet

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!

Beanstalk Colouring Page

Beanstalk Colouring Page

Colour this lovely beanstalk, growing high up into the sky. What might be at the top, if you could climb up there?

Beanstalk Complete The Alphabet

Beanstalk Complete The Alphabet

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.

Beanstalk Printable

Beanstalk Printable

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.

Beanstalk Printable 2

Beanstalk Printable 2

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)...

Beanstalk Reward Chart

Beanstalk Reward Chart

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!

Golden Egg Crafts

Golden Egg Crafts

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

Instructions:

Golden Harp Craft

Golden Harp Craft

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.

Jack and the Beanstalk Characters

Jack and the Beanstalk Characters

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.

Jack and the Beanstalk Characters - Younger

Jack and the Beanstalk Characters - Younger

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.

Jack And The Beanstalk Comprehension

Jack And The Beanstalk Comprehension

The kids can practise comprehension skills by reading Jack and the Beanstalk (our printable version can be found here), then answering a few simple questions on this worksheet.

Jack And The Beanstalk Finger Puppets

Jack And The Beanstalk Finger Puppets

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.

Jack And The Beanstalk Persuasive Language Worksheet

Jack And The Beanstalk Persuasive Language Worksheet

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?

Jack And The Beanstalk Sequencing Worksheet 1

Jack And The Beanstalk Sequencing Worksheet 1

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.

Jack And The Beanstalk Sequencing Worksheet 2

Jack And The Beanstalk Sequencing Worksheet 2

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...

Jack and the Beanstalk Story Flipbook

Jack and the Beanstalk Story Flipbook

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.

Jack and the Beanstalk Story Paper

Jack and the Beanstalk Story Paper

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.

Jack and the Beanstalk Story Printable

Jack and the Beanstalk Story Printable

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.

Jack And The Beanstalk Story Sequencing

Jack And The Beanstalk Story Sequencing

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.

Jack And The Beanstalk Word Cards

Jack And The Beanstalk Word Cards

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.

Jack And The Beanstalk Word Search

Jack And The Beanstalk Word Search

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...

Leaf Frame

Leaf Frame

This simple leaf frame comes in blank or lined versions, so you can use it for all kinds of writing or artwork projects. 

Potato Print Beanstalk

Potato Print 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!

Sequencing Beanstalk

Our beanstalk was made at home so 'grows' up the stairs. Yours could grow across a classroom wall or down a corridor. We have a giant at the top of ours but yours could disappear into a cloud.

More Beanstalk Fun!

Why not use Jack and the Beanstalk as an excuse to learn about the life cycle of a real beanstalk?

Life Cycle of a Bean
Life Cycle of a Bean

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