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Marsupials Lapbook

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We’ve finished our unit study on Australia. After completing our Australia Lapbook we decided to make this Marsupials Lapbook. I found the files for this lapbook on the Homeschool Share website and I created a few extra templates and a Marsupials Wordsearch. If you want to make a similar lapbook you can download the  additional files in one folder HERE.

This lapbook is made by taping 3 sheets of A3 card side by side and then folding inward until the lapbook closes in a square shape. Here is how it looks when folded out.

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We learned that Mammals are divided into 3 groups with two of those groups: monotremes and marsupials being unique to Australia.

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Marsupials are characterised by the pouches or skin flaps on their bodies used to protect their offspring.

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6Amina completed this flap book where we learned that some marsupials are carnivores and others are herbivores.

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We also researched to find out which marsupial is the largest and which is the smallest.

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Yusef did some research into other Marsupials using Wikipedia.

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We found out lots of interesting facts about kangaroos and koalas.

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Amina wrote out some interesting facts about kangaroos and then put them in this kangaroo pouch pocket.

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Yusef wrote all about wombats and Tasmanian Devil … we finally understand why the cartoon Tasmanian Devil ‘Taz’ is always spinning like a tornado!

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Samira wrote up this flap about how opossums play dead to fool predators.

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And on the reverse of the lapbook is a cryptogram on mammals and another word activity.

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