Category Archives: Lapbooking Tips

Summer Lapbooking

Summer is a great time to start your lapbooking journey. Why? Because many of us, either take a break from school, or we reduce the amount of school we are doing.  This frees up some time to learn to utilize lapbooks.  It gives our children something to do on those rainy days, or so stinking…

Top Ten Unusal Lapbooking Supplies

Last week we discussed ten reasons to try lapbooking.  This week we are going to talk about a few supplies that can make lapbooking a little bit more “crafty”.  Personally, I need to let my children do this a little more.  The page shown below is using yarn and glitter glue.  Our children have a…

Top Ten Reasons to Try Lapbooking in Your Homeschool

Today, I asked on our Facebook wall what some reasons people should try lapbooking.  Below are a few of the responses.   Special Needs Homeschooling We are using the Farm Animals lapbook right now. It’s great for speech therapy! Animal sounds are one of the first things a speech therapist uses to encourage speech. It’s made…

Helping the Reluctant Child Learn to Love Lapbooking

Believe it or not, when I started working for A Journey Through Learning in August, my oldest did NOT like lapbooking.  He would practically refuse to do a lapbook. We finally sat down and talked about why…it was because the first five lapbooks we attempted were so challenging, and he really didn’t like the subject…

Can I Do Lapbooking?

Yes, anyone can do lapbooking! But not all lapbooking kits are created the same. Some are harder than others to figure out. If you like flipping through mounds of paper to find the study guide section, and then flip through more papers to find which booklet goes with it, and then flip through more papers…

Lapbook Supply Storage Ideas

One question I get asked frequently is: How do you store all your lapbook supplies? For our family, I just managed to accomplish this.  First I purchase a little green caddy.  I then decided what supplies would be most useful in there. I chose to add: scissors pens and pencils glue sticks, bottle of glue…

Lapbooking with Special Needs Children~the benefits

Lapbooking has great benefits for many children, and I fully believe nearly every special needs child can greatly benefit too. Reasons it can help special needs children are: engages both side of the brain while, coloring, folding, cutting and gluing. less writing then typical worksheets much more engaging then worksheet, as there is short written…