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Christopher Columbus Lapbook

Christopher Columbus Lapbook

Free Christopher Columbus lapbook with over ten activities and mini booklets about his life and journeys to America.

How to Fold a Lapbook

Related Pages:
Christopher Columbus Notebooking
Christopher Columbus Notebooking
Christopher Columbus Notebooking
Columbus Day Resources

Library List:
Columbus by Ingri & Edgar Parin E’Aulaire

Activities:
Early Life Lift the Flap Book – Answer the questions about Columbus’ birth and early life and use the map to locate where he was born.

Flat vs. Round World Meet in the Middle Book – Write about the various opinions held during Columbus’ youth concerning the shape of the world.

First Faraway Voyage Matchbook – Describe Columbus’ first voyage outside of the Mediterranean Sea.

Portugal Layered Book – Write about Columbus’ time in Portugal in this layered book.

Leif Ericson Notebooking Page – Write a mini report about Leif Ericson’s explorations and the impact they had on Christopher Columbus. You can staple this to the back of your lapbook.

Finding a Patron Fan Fold – Answer the questions in this fan-fold book about Columbus’ attempts to find someone to fund his journey west.

The Monks Oval Book – Inside this oval book, write about Columbus’ time with the monks.

Preparing for Departure Tri-Fold Flap Book – Answer the questions about Christopher Columbus’ preparations for his journey west.

The Journey & The Landing Booklets – Inside the booklet, write about the journey across the Atlantic Ocean and their landing on the first island.

Cross Fold Book – Answer the questions regarding what happened during their stops as well as the return voyage.

Accolades for Columbus Book – Describe Columbus’ treatment once he reached Spain.

Second Trip Quilt Book – Write about Columbus’ second trip west.

Columbus Notebooking Page – Write a mini report covering Columbus’ third trip west to the end of his life. You can staple this to the back of your lapbook.

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