We used some books from the library
Front of the lapbook: A map of Massachusetts with Boston labeled.
"Where in the United states?" with a map inside of the U.S.A, he colored in Massachusetts.
On the left is the state quarter. We discussed the image including what a minuteman is, and "The Bay state". Levi didn't know what a "bay" was, so we talked about that too and looked at pictures. Under that is the state flag which he colored. Its a mini book showing whats on the flag: A star representing that Massachusetts was one of the original 13 colonies, a native American with their bow and arrow pointing down, representing peace, and the state motto.
In the middle, is the postcard we received for our postcard project. A mini book (with the state flag, bird, and flower inside), and a "draw and write" of the Salem Witch trials.
On the right, is a "secret code" I wrote using Morse Code, which Levi had to interpret. (it says "I love you", and under that is the Morse code Alphabet. At the bottom, Levi wrote his name in Morse code.
Here is his Salem drawing, we read a book on the Witch trials (its an easy reader, so not too detailed with the graphic material). He dictated the bottom portion which his Nai Nai (grandma) wrote down for him (he was a bit tired of writing at this point).
The inside of the Morse Code flap. The page for this comes from a Massachusetts printable from here
And some other things we have been doing:
I was planning on doing this on for our study on Alaska, but I forgot about it in the freezer. Is a frozen chunk of ice with some plastic creatures hidden in it. I left it up to Levi to figure out how to get them out, his weapon of choice was a fork. This was a fun and easy project, I'm sure we will do it again with other surprises hidden inside.
We found this little guy on our front door. In Florida there are all kinds of critters around, giving lots of opportunities to spot and observe living things.
And lastly, Buddy took Levi to the Arnold Palmer golf tournament. So of course, he got a new outfit for the occasion - a pair of golf shorts, and a v-neck polo. The back says "Arnie's Army". They had a good time!
Next up, some real dinosaurs!