Juanito y el Tallo de Habas

Juanito y el Tallo de HabasA traditional tale with magic beans, a giant, a mysterious old man - and plenty of drama!

Simple navigation controls allow the narration to be paused and replayed and there's an option to remove the text at any point to focus on listening skills.

frogLook out for the little frog hiding on each page!

A range of linked resources, including printable books, puppet and mask templates, image galleries and Smart Notebook files provide plenty of support for school and home use.

Also available in English and French.

Click image for video preview. Log in for the full story!

Contents pageThe first 8 scenes of the story are available to preview - there are another 25 scenes to enjoy!

Login or subscribe to view the whole story full screen and download the printable resources and images.


Enjoy acting out the story with these character masks. Click Jack for a preview - he opens full size in a new window.

Puppet Templates

Templates are A4 size pdfs and include simple instructions for assembly.

Click Jack to preview.

Puppet Gallery

Make your own stick puppets using our set of printable templates and act out the story. Click below to see how they work!

Ginger the cow, Jack and the old man

Printable A4 book - Spanish

Full colour 34 page book with images and text as shown in the animated story. Click to preview or subscribe to download and print the full version.

Pupil Book - Spanish

8 page book with full text but simpler graphics for classroom printing. Click to preview or subscribe to download and print full version.

Smart Notebook - Spanish

A complete version of the story with full audio track to use in class on an interactive whiteboard.

Click on the text on each page to listen to the story - you can pause and restart the story to listen to it sentence by sentence.

Juanito Smart Notebook

If you have problems downloading the Smart Notebook file, try the zipped version instead.

You will need to have Smart Notebook software or Notebook viewer to open the file.

Smart Notebook Gallery Collection

Jack and the Beanstalk Smart Gallery

The collection consists of 69 images from the story - backgrounds, characters, places and objects to help you create your own resources and activities. If you have Smart Notebook installed on your computer, when you click on the collection file below and choose 'Open', Smart Notebook will open and a Jack & the Beanstalk folder will be created in the 'My Content' folder in your Gallery.

Smart collection icon

It will appear each time you open Smart Notebook unless you choose to delete it.

If you have problems downloading the Smart Notebook collection file on your computer, try the zipped version instead.  

If you don't have a Smartboard, or want to use the images in other programs such as Word or PowerPoint, you can also download a preview of the collection as a single zipped file.