Write a diary entry modeled after Amazon Diary.
History, Geography, and Culture
Create a political cartoon regarding a rainforest issue.
Read about rainforest people
Glue the rainforest map of the world that is inside The Great Kapok Tree into the middle of the square fold with the triangles all meeting in the middle (books not handy). Label the triangles: continents, equator, countries, climate. Inside the flap write facts about each category
Art (some overlap between appreciation and hands on)
Make a collage of rainforest products we use here in the US.
Draw with Chunkey at
Take apart the Dover sticker book. Stick animals where you want them onto the cover and then paste the cover into the lapbook.
Crafts for Kids Who Are Wild About Rainforests. Excellent! The cover of the lapbk can be decorated with the handprint tropical bird project.
Discovering Great Artists (book) project on page 49
Picture Study: Henri Rousseau