Monday, April 29, 2013

A Journey Through Learning Lapbooks Review and Giveaway

Doesn't it just make you feel good when you find something that your children can't wait to do for school every morning?  That is how both of my children feel about A Journey Through Learning lapbooks!

This is our first year studying history, and I'm not following a 'box' curriculum, so I'm mostly piecing things together from a few sources.  I read out loud to my children a lot and then we do projects, notebook pages, copywork, timelines, etc. to reinforce what we have been reading about.  As we finished up studying ancient Egypt (to go along with the end of Genesis and beginning of Exodus), I was feeling like I needed to do something to review what we learned.  I had confidence that my son learned many things about Egypt, but thought it would be nice for him to have something to reference that had a lot of the information all in one place.

In absolutely perfect timing, I was contacted by A Journey Through Learning asking if I would review their lapbooks.  I took a look at their website and saw that they have many different topics for lapbooks, including ancient Egypt!  I expressed my interest in a few of their books, and they ended up sending me Exploring Ancient Egypt and The Earth.  

We jumped right in and got to creating our lapbooks!  We started with the Egypt one, and I loved that it covered all the main topics that we studied, plus more!  Each lapbook piece was preceded by a page teaching about that topic (Egyptian dress, mummies, etc.)  This was a nice feature because it allows you to use this product as a complete study if you would like, or just as a supplement to what you are studying.

My children's most favorite part about these lapbooks was...

Head on over to The Curriculum Choice to find out and read the rest of the review.  Also, you can enter to win a lapbook of your own!

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