Ok, so I’m totally in love with this thing called lap books. I was looking for something online to help me design a project for my gifted group to work on during reading groups time and I stumbled across some pages of lap books. And, well, of course I got carried away and instead of designing one for just that small group of kids I made one for the whole class. The idea of them is so simple it is genius!
Basically you have a child make several small books and attach them to one big book for a beautiful finished project. The small books break big sections of information into smaller more manageable chunks for them to work on, While the presentation of them in a big book format helps keep the big picture in mind. I’m so in love with the idea I stayed up half the night designing this one for my student’s unit on nutrition: