The Enormous Turnip

The Enormous Turnip
This is one of our ALL TIME favourite Beanstalk Arts stories, all about team-work and valuing everyone’s contributions. Oh, and a very catchy song about turnip pulling! I’ve not gone particularly turnip-specific (!) in the ideas, but here’s a few things we’ll use as starting points for our day… 

Play prompts:

  • Gather a big pile of teddies and soft toys and line them up in size order from the biggest and the strongest, to the smallest and tiniest! Can you share a picture?
  • It’s also a good excuse for getting any farm toys out!  

Reading:

Active:

Arts and crafts: 

Music:

Watching: 

Educational:

·  It’s a wee bit low-res, but, boy, do my kids love a word search! http://www.makinglearningfun.com/t.asp?b=m&t=http://www.makinglearningfun.com/Activities/Garden/TheGiganticTurnip/GiganticTurnip-WordSerach.gif

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