Plants & Kids
Build a Bean Tower Activity
Mary Jane Frogge, Nebraska Extension Associate
Build a Bean Tower Activity
Choose vining bean cultivars to make a fun bean tower with your child. Image from
Build a Bean Tower

Make a tower to grow beans in your garden

Supplies needed:

  • 3 five foot long poles
  • twine
  • pole beans


1. Take 3 poles to make the bean tower. Use the twine to tie poles together and to make trellis for beans to climb.

2. Plant pole or climbing beans at base of poles.

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