Folding For Fun For Lapbooks

Folding For Fun For Lapbooks

May 17

The best thing you can do is teach your children how to make folds so that they can begin to create their own Lapbooks.  I have a video below to show you the folds.  I will list them here. Book fold Pencil fold Brochure fold Shutter fold Question and Answer Book Layered book     I’m sure there are many more folds that you can come up with.  Any ideas that you would like to...

Lapbooking Extras That Are Fun to Have

Lapbooking Extras That Are Fun to Have

May 10

If you need to know the basic materials needed for Lapbooking, then see my post, 7 items That You Need to Start Your Lapbooking.  In this post, I will let you know those items that I use all of the time.  You don’t have to have these materials, but it sure makes Lapbooking a bit easier and more fun.   Paper Trimmer:  There are some excellent paper trimmers out there. ...

7 Items You Need to Start Your Lapbooking

7 Items You Need to Start Your Lapbooking

May 03

In my last post, I explained what the benefits of Lapbooking are.  But now you may be asking, what do I need to make a successful Lapbook?   Now, notice that I said successful.  There are many materials that you can use, but I am going to give the necessities in this post and in my next post, Lapbooking Extras That Are Fun to Have, I will tell you what else I use.   Manilla and...

Six Benefits of Lapbooking

Six Benefits of Lapbooking

Apr 27

Okay, so some of you are saying, how is Lapbooking so beneficial?  Can’t I just use the book to teach this information?  Why do I have to go to all of this work and mess and pull out all of the paper and scissors and glue? Well… Benefit # 1 Lapbooks cause a higher level of retention than traditional book learning. Here’s why.  If you use a traditional textbook, your children read in...

What is Lapbooking?

What is Lapbooking?

Apr 19

What is Lapbooking? In this post, I’m just going to give you the basics of what a lapbook is and how it works. Lapbooking is not something that a child does on his lap.  He actually does it at the table.  But I think the reason it is called lapbooking is that when he is finished, he has a “book” that he can open up (on his lap) and look at again and again. You know those manila file...