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Ten Creative Lapbooking Supplies

Last week we discussed ten reasons to try lapbooking.  This week we are going to talk about a few supplies that can make lapbooking a little bit more “crafty”. Personally, I need to let my children do this a little more.  Our children have a lot of fun embellishing after they do the thinking part of filling out the information.  This also helps cover another subject in school - art! Creative thinking and creative activities are key when teaching special needs children and those with dyslexia. Making supplies, such as these, available to them can go a long way towards...

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Lapbooking with Special Needs Children~the benefits

Lapbooking has great benefits for many children, and I fully believe nearly every special needs child can greatly benefit too. Reasons it can help special needs children are: engages both side of the brain while, coloring, folding, cutting and gluing. less writing then typical worksheets much more engaging then worksheet, as there is short written answers, cutting, pasting and more involved. able to be used more interactively for review Lapbooking also increases the parent/child interaction.  Sometimes with special needs children, we need positive ways to interact together.  Lapbooking can create these opportunities. Below you can see what friends from Facebook...

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Lapbook Supply Storage Ideas

One question I get asked frequently is: How do you store all your lapbook supplies? For our family, I just managed to accomplish this.  First I purchase a little green caddy.  I then decided what supplies would be most useful in there. I chose to add: scissors pens and pencils glue sticks, bottle of glue and sticky dots glitter pens, as there wasn’t room in my supply organizer tape dispenser Below are a few of the ideas I had submitted when I asked on Facebook what other do to store their lapbooking supplies. Missy wrote: "I have a small tote...

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Benefit of Lapbooks: Great for Special Needs Homeschooling

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Benefit of Lapbooks: Great for Special Needs Homeschooling

Special Needs Homeschooling While the benefits of lapbooks are many – using them for special needs homeschooling is a major benefit that stands out. You don’t need to be crafty or artistic to enjoy lapbooking, and anyone can do it successfully! For those who do special needs homeschooling – it can change the whole atmosphere and success level of the homeschool experience. Lapbooking with A Journey Through Learning uses audio – as you read the material out loud, visual – with colorful graphics, and kinesthetic – hands on learning techniques.  This combination of learning techniques will ignite activity in both...

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Moms Say AJTL Lapbooks are Easy to Use by Kelli Becton

We love hearing from our customers about how A Journey Through Learning products are enhancing their homeschool. AJTL lapbooks are easy to use! One of the key features of our lapbooks is the easy to use format. Each page is numbered so that - even if you were to drop the entire stack of pages . . . they could easily be put back in order. Additionally, there are pictures to show you how to lay out the mini-booklets, and each mini-book is explained in full within the study guides that accompany the stand alone lapbooks. A first time homeschool...

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