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Lapbook and Unit Study Resource Guide

Guest Author - Alissa Moy

Lapbooks and unit studies are ever growing in popularity with the homeschoolers. Both of these teaching tools allow for hands on learning, cross curricular lessons and individuality to be expressed. As homeschoolers it is enjoyable and fascinating to spend a generous period of time on a specific unit or topic, while documenting your child's work via a lapbook or unit study.
Many homeschool parents find it difficult to access lapbooking and unit study resources, and often feel overwhelmed by all of the information online. Here are a variety of reputable, safe and comprehensive resources for lapbooking and unit studies. Bookmark this article and you are set to have a go to resource for your next homeschool project! The sites listed below all offer free lapbook and unit study guides and materials:

BellaOnline Homeschooling Lapbook and Unit Study Resources-
www.bellaonline.com/subjects/1929.asp

Lapbook Lessons-
www.lapbooklessons.com/

Dynamic 2 Moms-Lapbooks and Unit Study Resources-
www.dynamic2moms.com/

Homeschool Share- offers lapbooks, unit study resources and Five in a Row (FIAR) materials-
www.homeschoolshare.com/

Oklahoma Homeschool-unit studies-
www.oklahomahomeschool.com/unitstudies.html

Easy Fun School- unit studies for grades K-5-
www.easyfunschool.com/IndexUnitStudies.html

Of course there are also paid sites to obtain lapbooks and unit studies as well. For example, Hands of a Child has been a standard of excellence in comprehensive lapbooking resources for many years. In addition, Amanda Bennet has a variety of offerings for unit studies that are interesting and timely. Here are the sites for Hands of a Child and Amanda Bennet- or Unit Study.com-

www.handsofachild.com

www.unitstudy.com

Knowledge Box Central has an eclectic variety of resources for lapbooking also. There is a wide selection of lapbook templates to purchase that are geared for the younger elementary crew. The site address is -
www.knowledgeboxcentral.com

In addition to the free and paid sites for lapbooks and unit study material as listed above, Amazon offers several hard copy resources for unit study and lapbook references. These are often wonderful to have when homeschooling several children and copies can be easily made and used over a period of time. Here are the resources I highly recommend:





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