Chess is the perfect game for teaching strategy and planning. This free Chess lapbook will teach your student the basics of the game.
This lapbook was designed to be completed by elementary age students, but it could definitely be used for older kids who want to learn how to play chess.
Here are the resources used in the Chess Lapbook:
- Chess Board
- Chess book – here’s a good one – How to Play Chess for Kids: Simple Strategies to Win by Jessica Martin
- Printable Lapbook Templates – available in our free resource library.
Chess Lapbook Activities:
- History of Chess Matchbook – Inside the matchbook, write a brief history of the game of chess.
- Identify the Pieces Flap Book – Write the names of each chess piece inside the flap.
- Movement of Pieces Booklet – Fill in the blank on each page indicating the number of pieces per side. For example, the castle has two pieces per side and the king has one piece per side. Using a colored pencil, draw on the board how that piece can move.
- Chess Board – Cut out each chess piece and glue them in the correct starting position on the chess board.
- Castling Book – Draw arrows to show the castling move and describe the castling move on the inside of the book.
- Winning Flap Book – Answer the questions about winning the game of chess.
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Download the free printable templates:
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