Jack be Nimble is a traditional nursery rhyme dating as far back as 18th century England. This nursery rhyme was found on an old manuscript that dates from around 1815. It is a short and fun nursery rhyme for kids to learn. This Jack Be Nimble Printable Pack contains a variety of math and literacy activities for preschoolers and kindergarteners.
The origin of Jack Be Nimble is more than likely related to the famous English pirate Black Jack. This pirate lived in the late 16th century and was very good at escaping from the authorities. Jumping over candlestick was a traditional activity in England. Mostly practiced in the markets or fairs, it was believed that it was a good-luck sign if you were able to successfully clear the candle and not damp down the flame.
This 80+ page printable pack helps enhance learning while reading the nursery rhyme, Jack be Nimble.
Included in this printable pack are many math activities such as:
- Number Cards
- Number Flip Book
- Match the Number to the Word
- Number Puzzles
- Follow the Directions (Ordinal Numbers)
- Colour the Shapes
- More or Less
- Size Sequencing
The literacy activities include:
- Jack be Nimble printable book
- Alphabet matching cards
- Handwriting practice of words used in the nursery rhyme
- Sequencing of the story activities
- Creative Writing Pages
Other activities include:
- Do-a-Dot Pages
- Finish the Patterns
- What comes next?
- Sequencing Activities
There are two versions of this printable pack, one in colour and one in black and white. You can choose both or the one that suits you the best.
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