Lapbooks, flapbooks, foldables! Fun, hands-on learning for all ages and grades! We call it 'LAPBOOKING!'
Use this collection of over 100 pages of reproducible foldable templates to put fun and interesting learning in the hands of YOUR students!
This fantastic collection also includes suggested uses for each type of template to help you, the teacher, decide exactly how to use them in your classroom!
WHAT IS A LAPBOOK?
A Lapbook is a:
Collection of paper booklets, miniature information organizers and some file folders or a binder
WHAT SUPPLIES DO I NEED TO START LAPBOOKING WITH MY STUDENTS?
Basic supplies needed include:
File folders or a binder
Paper in variety of colors and weights
Crayons, pencils, markers, paints
Stapler and staples
Optional items including stickers, magazine clippings, scrapbook paper, and other embellishments
I HAVE ALL MY SUPPLIES TOGETHER, WHAT IS NEXT?
Choose a topic to study
Write down at least 10 key concepts that you want your student to learn about a
Do your research!
Create mini graphic organizers
Work with your student to create a lapbook
HOW DO I FIND INFORMATION AND ACTIVITIES TO COMPLETE A LAPBOOK?
HOW DOES MY STUDENT COMPLETE A LAPBOOK?
Complete each activity and record information learned in a mini graphic organizer
Attach graphic organizers to file folder lapbook or on paper in a binder
WHAT DO I USE A LAPBOOK FOR OR HOW DO I INCORPORATE LAPBOOKS INTO OUR CURRENT CURRICULUM?
Use for every subject including Bible study, Math, Reading, Grammar, History, Geography, Science, Music, Art, and more!
Pull the concepts from your existing curriculum and put them into your lapbook!
Use as a stand-alone unit study or as a supplement to a current curriculum
Toss out the worksheets and add learned knowledge to a lapbook!
Make a giant lapbook for a science fair, scouts or 4H project!
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF LAPBOOKING?
Lapbooks can be used by all ages and skill levels
Lapbooks improve retention
Lapbooks reinforce topics of study
Lapbooks motivate reluctant readers and writers
Lapbooks make for great summaries and review tools
Lapbooks are easy to store
Lapbooks become instant portfolios
Lapbooks incorporate hands-on learning
Lapbooks are awesome hands-on projects that fit in file folder or binder!