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3. Islamic Lapbook Idea Bank

Got some ideas running around in your head but aren’t developed? Or have ideas from lapbooks you’ve already done? Send them in to the group and we’ll post them here insha Allah, maybe they will inspire others. If you have any ideas for activities that can go in the lapbook, please provide details as well such as shown below.

Happy Islamic Lapbooking, insha Allah!

Adab

  • Eating Etiquette
    • Pictures/flaps of Dos and Don’ts of eating etiquette
  • Greetings
    • how to give, when to; who gives first (drawings to illustrate)

Aqeedah

  • Angels
    • Sample activities: Match angels names to their functions
  • Books of Allah
    • Sample activities: Match names of books of Allah to whom they were sent to.
  • Creations of Allah
    • Sample activities: Match the day of the week to what was created that day.
  • Pillars of Islam
  • Pillars of Emaan
  • Tawheed
    3 categories, visual representation’
    visual representation of samples of actions that fit each category

Adab

  • Anger
    • Visual presentation of ways to control anger, listing of ahadith pertaining to anger, things that make me angry, physical effects of anger

Islamic History

  • Prophets lapbook
  • Companions lapbook
  • Timelines (of Islamic history, life of the prophet, salla Allahu alayhi wa sallam)
  • Battles of Islamic history
    • Sample activities: maps of locations of battles, graphs of details of the battles

Duaas

  • Match duaa to description of when we say it, draw pictures to go along with duaas

Science based (with an Islamic base)

Fiqh/Ibaadah

  • Wudhu
    • Sample Activities: sequencing activity, collage of body parts washed, write a paragraph on how to perform wudhu
  • Salaat
    • Sample Activities: sequencing, names of the salaat matching (match name to picture of time of day), sequencing of names of positions
  • Giving Sadaqah/Good Deeds
    • Sample activities: pictures of things that we can give as sadaqah; list of ahadith/ayaat related to giving sadaqah
  • Dress
    • duaas (picture + duaa)
    • history of clothes
    • manners of getting dressed and undressed
    • sorting game – inappropriate dress vs. approopriate dress
    • conditions of hijaab (list or make pictured brochure)
    • muslim dress around the world (pictures + maps)
  • Hajj
    • Hajj map, tracing steps of hajj, brief summary of each stop/ritual
  • Halal/Haraam Foods
    • Pictures/flaps of halaal vs haraam fods, match up/sort pictures of non halal foods vs. halal foods
  • Jumuah
    • virtues of Jumuah cards
    • preparing for Jumuah flaps
  • Khutbah
    • explain what it is, who gives
    • summaries of khutbah
  • Masjid
    • masajid around the world pics
    • etiquettes of
    • design a masjid (blueprints, pick interiors, etc)
    • masjid craft
    • maps showing masajid in your city
  • Ramadan
    • pics of iftars/suhoor; how they were made (recipes)
    • write about a day of fasting/how to fast
    • good deeds – examples of
    • pics of crafts made
    • daily journal entries
    • sighting the moon observations, phases of moon
  • Welcoming a new Muslim baby (great if you are expecting an addition insha Allah)
    • Flaps/pictures of new things for welcoming Musim baby

Quraan
visual representations of surahs/key points

Seerah/History

  • Prophets
    • Timelines, family trees
    • Which prophet sent to which people
    • Maps
    • Brief bio

Science

  • Muslim scientists
    • their inventions/discoveries
    • brief bios

Social Studies

  • Current Events
    • Browse paper newsites for islamic related stories’ clip print story and discuss, paste story and analysis in book; do one article weekly
  • Muslim Country Studies
    • make native recipe, take picture and put in book; mini paragrapg – how to make or post recipe
    • fact sheet
    • make a craft, take picture
    • pictures of native clothing
    • maps
    • how to say phrases/count in native language, if not Arabic

Here are some topics to use for lapbooks for which ayaat from the Quraan can be found.

Birds

Bees

Cows

Bedouins

Camels

Caves

Donkeys

Fire

Flies

Fruit

Fasting (Ramadhan related unit)

Elephants

Hajj (Hajj/Eid ul Adha related unit)

Heart

Earthquakes

Light

Kabah

Rivers

Lions

Moon

Mosquito

Mountains

Monkeys

Ants

Pearls

Coral (can broaden it to coral reefs perhaps)

Pens/Writing Instruments (can study the history of )

Seas/Oceans

Sun

Ships/Boats

Sleep

Water

Time

Trees

 

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