Magic Beans

Magic Beans


Enchanted STEAM Storytelling

Watch favorite folktales come to life as your students journey into exotic and faraway lands in magical worlds full of heroes and foes.

Capture imaginations with this STEAM enrichment program! From Jack and the Beanstalk to the golden touch of King Midas, BrickLAB Magic Beans brings fairy tales to life through thrilling engineering, language arts and collaborative communication activities. Designed with a focus on arts integration, each of the 12, one-hour lessons challenges students to boost fluency, vocabulary, comprehension and hands-on creativity as they work together to build the characters and stage props needed to act out the different folktales highlighted in every unit. Combine manipulative-based engineering activities with a sprinkle of magic and let fiction fly in BrickLAB Magic Beans.

Each Activity Includes:

  • Folktale Theater: Featured Story Read Aloud
  • Step-By-Step Build Instructions
  • Engineering Challenge
  • Optional English Language Arts Extension
  • Closing Discussion

Curriculum Topics:

  • Stone Slop
  • Aladdin and the Magic Pickle Jar
  • The June Bug and the Flea
  • The Prince Frog
  • Queen Midas
  • Jack and the Giant Sunflower
  • Claynocchio
  • Clinky Planky Tenbo
  • Three Silly Goats Gruff
  • The Elves and Young Stu Baker
  • Thaddeus Thumb
  • The Pig Who Cried Wolf