2. How to Make Lapbooks/Getting Started

There are many sites in the Lapbooking Resources section which explain how to make a lapbook, but here are a few ideas for things you might put in a lapbook:

  • Maps
  • Timelines
  • Vocabulary
  • Creative Writing/Writing projects
    • Poems
    • Essays
    • Riddles
    • Journal style writing/free writing
    • How To paragraphs
    • interview
    • descriptive writing pieces
    • report
    • news articles
    • newsletters
    • experiment forms
    • letters
    • stories/anecdotes
    • commercial transcript
  • Coloring/Drawing pages
  • Questions/Answers
  • Copy work (such as ayaat or ahadith)
  • Games (mini board, file folder style)
  • Pictures of arts/crafts made (or actual item, if possible)
  • Pictures of dishes/recipes prepared
  • Pictures of field trips/trips
  • Puzzles/word searches
  • Fact sheets, pamphlets, brochures, menus, souvenirs, forms
  • Lists
  • Post Cards
  • Diagrams, flow/process charts (such as life cycles for science)
  • Newspaper articles
  • Stories/reading related to lapbook topic/theme
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