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(Jack and the Beanstalk)


Watch the story of Jack and the Beanstalk on Youtube or if you have your own version, have a read. 

Create a character profile for your favourite character - what do they look like? what are they like? What are their hobbies? What don't they like? Who are their friends? 

Can you use: lots of interesting adjectives? Start your sentences in different ways? 

Draw a picture of your chosen character.


You can do this in your exercise book, on plain paper or on one of the templates here:




Re-read the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. 

Retell the story using adverbials of time (first, next, then, later, after)

Don't forget to write in full sentences using capital letters and full stops.


You could: use one of the sheets provided, make your own book of Jack and the Beanstalk complete with a front cover and author (you), write the story on some paper. The choice is yours.




Talk about the story Jack and the Beanstalk and what the magic beans do.


Imagine you have your own magic bean: 

What magic would it have?

What would you do with it?

What would happen?

Write your own little story explaining what happens when you plant the magic bean. 

Ask other people in your house what they would do if they had their own magic bean. 




Remember what adjectives are (describing words) 

Draw a picture of the beanstalk in Jack's garden. (Make it big) Add vines and leaves, flowers - you choose. If you are feeling particularly arty you could use junk modelling, paints, real life objects. 

Write as many adjectives as you can on the beanstalk to describe it. Think about:

What it looks like - size and colour

How it twists and turns


Creative Friday:


Choose one of the activities to finish the week on Jack and the Beanstalk:


Make puppets of the different characters in the story,

Use lego, creative materials to build a scene from the story

Create a costume for one of the characters.

Write an alternative story using the same ideas.