Jack and the Beanstalk Sensory Bin and Story Retelling Activity

This month the members of the Poppins Book Nook are reading and sharing about fairy tales. We had so much fun with our Jack and the Beanstalk activities last year that I thought we’d revisit this story again in a different way. As usual I wanted to come up with something that both the toddlers and preschoolers could enjoy and learn from together. This Jack and the Beanstalk sensory bin and retelling craft was just perfect for all of the {Read More}

Jack and the Beanstalk Reading Activities

The kids really enjoyed reading different versions of Jack an the Beanstalk last week. We did a couple of easy reading activities to go along with the books. Story Retelling To practice retelling the details of the original story we used this wonderful printable set and the Jack and the Beanstalk craft I described in the math activities post. The kids had a lot of fun acting out the story with these props. Alphabet Practice Watching the Super Why!: Jack {Read More}

Jack and the Beanstalk Craft and Math Activities

The kids really enjoyed exploring different versions of Jack and the Beanstalk. To go along with our reading activities, we made this fun craft and incorporated a little math and science learning along the way. Jack and the Beanstalk Craft To begin I printed this adorable Jack and the Beanstalk printable set.  The kids used all of the pieces to retell the stories throughout the week, but we only used the castle for this craft. After I used a white pipe {Read More}

Jack and the Beanstalk: Different Versions to Share with Kids

For the letter J we decided to learn about Jack and the Beanstalk. We had a lot of fun reading and comparing different versions of this story. We also extended the story by doing some reading and math activities. There are so many versions of Jack and the Beanstalk out there, and if you ask me, some of them are a bit scary for little ones. I thought I would share the versions that we read together. I should share {Read More}