Dolphin Lapbook!

Baloo and I have been working on his first kindergarten lapbook for about a week and a half now.  He saw Dolphin Tale with Daddy a few weeks ago and was so interested in dolphins!  Then his Gigi sent him a book about the movie Dolphin Tale and he was hooked.  So I asked him if he wanted to learn more about dolphins and he was very excited!

I tried really hard to let him decide what was going to be in this book and to write down as much as he wanted.  I wanted it to be something he could accomplish and be proud of.
I wrote ‘dolphin’ in yellow highlighter and had him trace it.  And then we followed a tutorial on how to draw a dolphin (can be found here) for the other side.

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From homeschoolshare.com:
How Long Are They?
Fun Facts
Vocabulary
Dolphin Family
Lobtailing, Bowriding, and Breaching

From abcteach.com:
Unlabeled dolphin (labeled version here) The one that isn’t labeled is the Melon

The ocean dolphin and river dolphin accordion books I made myself using pictures from this website.

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Here is Baloo showing how long the ocean dolphin accordion book is.
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He picked out this page to color for the back.
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The best part of this lapbook was all the 1-on-1 time.  We would work on it every day that the younger boys would nap together.  He hasn’t picked the topic for our next lapbook but I am really excited to get it started!

 

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