As we studied, she filled in the information and labeled the tabs.
And there it is — a colorful and useful reference which we turn to again and again. It somehow seems more powerful for a child to refer to her own reference book than using an English manual.
So don’t forget the many uses of minibooks. Even if you don’t like lapbooks, a minibook here and there can be a creative addition to your homeschool curriculum.
If you like my approach to teaching language arts here, you may also be interested in my very modestly priced eBooks shown below. One is specifically about language arts while Notebooking Success applies to any academic area.