Jack & the Beanstalk

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Let’s explore the story!

1. When Jack trades the cow, what does he get in return?

2. Explain why Jack’s mother was unhappy with the beans?

3. Would you have traded the cow for the beans?  Why?

4. If you could ask the man who sold Jack the beans a question, what would you ask him?

5. Why do you think Jack climbed the beanstalk?

6.How would you feel if you met a giant?

7. Have you read any of these different versions of the story, what is your favourite and why?

Philosophy for children?


Is it ever right to take something that doesn’t belong to you?


Use your skills to solve these measuring problems!

sid    measure fort    lets build


Learn this song!





Natural Thinkers

We will be growing some beans this week. Watch this slow motion, what an you see? How many other things can you see grow?


Growing Time!

This week we will think about things that grow. The children will think about how they have grown since being babies and what other things grow too.

What things can you think of that grow?


We will also be doing some autumn planting in our garden. Lets think about were fruit and vegetables grow. Find out more here.

We will also be exploring our senses.