This product contains 7 foldable pocket booklets that focus on the 7 continents. Each booklet focuses on one continent and has 3 sections. The first section is the continent’s name in block lettering. Students can color in the letters and add their own designs. The next section of the booklet has unique facts written about the continent. This text is written for beginning readers. The third section has an outline of the continent and two directions to be followed. Students are directed to color in the outline of the continent and draw a picture which relates to the text written in the second section. All the text and directions are written below.
Instructions with pictures for folding the booklets are included. It’s very simple though! Students simply cut the edges of the paper off by cutting along the dotted line, and then fold the paper in half 3 times. That’s it!
Written below is the text and activity written in each booklet:
•North America has many different types of land. It has mountains, deserts, and plains.
•The Rocky Mountains are a very long mountain range in North America. It is cold on the mountain peaks.
•North America has many large lakes. The Great Lakes are some of the largest freshwater lakes in the world.
•Many different types of animals live in North America. Deer, bears, and squirrels are some of the animals living there.
1. Color North America blue.
2. In the box below, draw a picture of what someone might do when visiting the Great Lakes.
•South America is a large continent.
•South America has the largest rainforest in the world. It is called the Amazon Rainforest.
•Many rivers are found in South America. The Amazon River is the longest river there.
•South America has long mountain ranges.
•Many different types of animals live in South America. Sloths, monkeys, and piranhas are some of the animals that live there.
1. Color South America green.
2. In the box below, draw a picture of something you would see in the rainforest.
•Antarctica is very cold and windy.
•Most of Antarctica is covered in ice.
•Antarctica only has a few land animals. Some of these animals are penguins and seals.
•The South Pole can be found in Antarctica.
•Only a small number of people live in Antarctica. They are mostly scientists.
•Whales and fish live in the ocean that surrounds Antarctica.
1. Color Antarctica gray.
2. Draw a picture of something you would need to wear in Antarctica to keep warm.
•Africa is the second largest continent in the world.
•Africa has the largest hot desert in the world. It is called the Sahara Desert.
•Africa has the longest river in the world. It is called the Nile River.
•Rainforests and grasslands can also be found in Africa.
•Many different types of animals live in Africa. Lions, elephants, and giraffes are some of the animals that live there.
1. Color Africa red.
2. In the box below, draw an animal that lives in Africa.
•Europe is a small continent.
•Many people live in Europe, and they speak lots of different languages.
•People from all over the world like to visit Europe each year. People go there to see the beautiful cities, buildings, art, and museums.
•It can be very cold in some parts of Europe.
•Many different types of animals live in Europe. Rabbits, wolves, and foxes are some of the animals that live there.
1. Color Europe red.
2. In the box below, draw a picture of something people go to see in Europe.
•Asia is the largest continent in the world.
•Many people live in Asia.
•Asia has tall mountains, large deserts, and many rivers.
•The tallest mountain in the world is in Asia. This mountain is called Mount Everest. It has snow and ice on top.
•Many islands surround Asia.
•Many different types of animals live in Asia. Tigers, camels, and foxes are some of the animals that live there.
1. Color Asia yellow.
2. In the box below, draw a picture of Mount Everest.
•Australia is the smallest continent.
•Australia has rainforests and deserts.
•Australia has water all around it.
•Many different animals live in Australia. Some of the animals are kangaroos and koalas.
•Many people visit the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. You can see whales, dolphins, and many types of fish swimming around the reef.
1. Color Australia brown.
2. In the box below, draw an animal that lives in Australia.