Printable Jack and the Beanstalk Activities
These printable Jack and the Beanstalk activities are really fun pages for all kids who like the classic fairy tale story. There are printable Jack and the Beanstalk coloring pages, words searches, mazes, cryptogram puzzles and more. You may also want to read the Joseph Jacobs' version of the Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale. His version of the fairy tale is basically the same as the version we are all familiar with, but you may be interested in some of the differences.
The classic fairy tale of Jack and the Beanstalk is about a poor boy who trades his cow for magic beans that grow into a huge beanstalk. Jack climbs the beanstalk up to the clouds and finds a giant ogre's home. The giant's wife takes pity on the poor boy and gives Jack some breakfast but the giant ogre wants to eat the boy. Jack manages to get away with some of the giant ogre's treasures and chops down the beanstalk. These printable fairy tale activities are perfect for your own kids at home or for teachers to use in the classroom!
Jack and the Beanstalk Word Search Puzzles
The fairy tale and Jack and the Beanstalk word searches each have 20 words to search for in a 15x15 grid. Once you've found all the words in the grid, the remaining unused letters hold a sentence about the fairy tale. Read the letters across each row, from the top down to discover what it says.Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale: General words about the fairy tale
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Jack and the Beanstalk Mazes
The cloud shaped Jack and the Beanstalk maze is a fun worksheet for kids. It's the kind of maze with false paths and walls. The big difference is that it's beautifully designed in the theme of the fairy tale.Cloud shaped maze: Get Jack to the top of the cloud.
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Jack and the Beanstalk Coloring Pages
We have some fun Jack and the Beanstalk coloring pages and other fairy tale coloring pictures that kids will love. Since kids love coloring and fairy tales, these pictures make an ideal activity for kids. Just find the ones that your kids will like, then print and enjoy.Jack buying magic beans instead of selling the cow at market.
Jack climbing the beanstalk up to the clouds in the sky.
Jack facing the giant before getting away.
Jack chopping down the beanstalk so the giant can't catch him.
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Jack and the Beanstalk Cryptogram Puzzles
Cryptogram puzzles use letter substitutions to create the puzzles. For example all A's may be replaced with Q's, all B's with R's, etc. With cryptogram puzzles, whole sentences or even paragraphs are encrypted. Each printable cryptogram puzzle uses a different letter substitution encryption. There is 1 puzzle page with 3 cryptogram puzzles and a solution page.3 Cryptogram Puzzles: Theft, Jack's Mom, The Giant
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Jack and the Beanstalk Crypto-Families Puzzles
Crypto-families are lists of words that are encrypted by letter substitutions. For example all A's may be replaced with Q's, all B's with R's, etc. Each family of words uses a different letter substitution encryption. There are puzzle pages and a solution page. One puzzle page has 4 lists, but no clues to the words other than the title. The second puzzle page has three crypto-families and a list of all the words from the three lists (in alphabetical order). This will be easier for younger kids who may find the encryption difficult to solve.4 Fairy Tales Crypto-Families 1: Goldilocks, Jack and the Beanstalk, Puss in Boots, Red Riding Hood
3 Crypto-Families + Word List: Goldilocks, Jack and the Beanstalk, Puss in Boots
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The fairy tale printables based on the Jack and the Beanstalk story are fun and educational for kids who love fairy tales. Parents can print these fairy tale worksheets for their kids at home, or teachers can print them out for a fun addition to their lesson plans at school. The counting worksheets maze design makes learning to count more fun for kids. They're a wonderful teaching tool.
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