Free Christopher Columbus lapbook with over ten activities and mini booklets about his life and journeys to America.
Columbus by Ingri & Edgar Parin E’Aulaire
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.