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Jack and the Beanstalk

Activity One

Watch the story of Jack and the Beanstalk.

Can you answer these questions?

Where did Jack and his mum live?

Why did Jack have to sell the cow?

Why was mum cross?

What was at the top of the beanstalk?

What did the giantess (a lady giant) give Jack to eat?

What did the giant say?

How do you think Jack felt when he saw the giant?

What was special about the hen?

What did Jack’s mum do when Jack got to the bottom of the beanstalk?

Look carefully at Jack and his mum’s cottage at the end of the story. How has it changed?  Why?





Activity Two

Watch the story again.

Which is your favourite part of the story?

Can you tell your adult about it? Now can you draw a picture?

Remember to write your name on your picture!


Activity Three

Can you tell the story of Jack and the Beanstalk to your teddy (and your adult). 

Try to remember what happened at the beginning of the story, in the middle and at the end. Can you remember what the giant said?

Challenge: can you use the words “Once upon a time”, “magic”, “big”, “enormous” or “gigantic” “and they all lived happily ever after”?


Remember to do a quick phonics activity from Phonics Fun in the Quick Daily Activities section every day!