Friday, January 25, 2013

Bobcat Trail Lapbook

****UPDATE as of April 2013- I have moved all my Cub Scout stuff to my blog strictly for Cub Scouts check it out HERE


If you aren't familiar with lapbook lessons, they are used a lot in homeschooling. It is a great hands on method of teaching your child about anything.

 I found the idea for a bobcat lapbook HERE. I loved the idea of it, but there were no printables to go along with it, so I decided to create my own,after 6 plus hours of working on them, I finally had them done.

If you need to know how to fold a lapbook HERE is a quick tutorial, or you can google for more resources.

I printed them out and then started cutting out my "mini books" from construction paper. I thought I kept the measurements for all of them, but I can't find them so I am guessing I threw them out like I do everything in my house. 

Here is the front of the book
inside. This is how I laid mine out because I didn't want them in order.
Motto- this is just a piece of paper folded in half. Put the number 6 square on the front.
Inside put the picture of the motto inside
Cub scout handshake- I used a matchbook style book for this one. (basically a folded flap book like above with a bit extra added and stapled, staple before gluing to the folder)
Inside place the meaning and picture of handshake inside
Law of the pack- make a pocket, I used the printable one from HERE, then put the law of the pack onto a  piece of construction paper that is a tad bigger and cut into strips to make into a puzzle, place the pieces inside your pocket.
here is what it looks like all cut apart.
Webelos meaning- use another pocket, place number 3 on front

inside mount meaning onto construction paper make sure you leave enough room to write pull at the top.
Cub scout Sign- this is a folded flap book place number 4 on front flap
Inside place meaning on top flap and picture of sign on bottom
Cub scout salute- make a folded flap book, but this time place the fold on the side.
inside place the picture of salute in front
and the meaning behind the picture. Staple all of them together before gluing to the folder (see picture 2 above)
In the middle top of the folder make a large folded flap book and place the cub scout promise(#1) on the front flap
Inside place the meaning on the top flap and the promise on the bottom.
in the middle section on the bottom left place the Character connection, on the left place the smaller bobcat trail square then under that write list examples here:. The boys can list examples as you talk about  the character connection (under commit)

If you have any questions or would like the printables feel free to leave me a comment or email me.

57 comments:

  1. This is SO good! How creative you are! I would love any help and/or tips you can give me on creating this myself. :) I love the cover of all the pockets with the achievement number. It seems greedy of me to ask, but do you have a printable of those that you would be willing to share? I would be so appreciative!! My name is Emily and I am a brand new wolf leader! My e-mail is emclove@scinternet.net
    Thank you so much for sharing your idea!

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  2. I agree with Emily. Sheer brilliance. And hate to be greedy, but if you do have anything printable and are willing to share:

    talong68@gmail.com

    My new wolves and tigers would love this activity!

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  3. Can I please get the printables. janettecary@hotmail.com Thanks!

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  4. I would also LOVE the printables if you don't mind. Thank you so much for sharing and being so creative in the first place!!!! jenemes@gmail.com

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  5. As a new tiger leader I would love the printable if you have anything you would share
    rjcbleong@aol.com

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  6. Please send me the printables thelounsburys1@yahoo.com Just attempted to assemble it myself and an hour into it I'm like, NO, I need them! Thanks!

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  7. Love what you have done!! I have a struggling wolf trying to do his bobcat requirements and this looks like a fun way to learn! Please send me your ingenious printables! Thanks, I am at fairygirl631@gmail.com

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  8. Are these printables available? I would love them for our new cubs. vantuyls@sbcglobal.net thanks so much!

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  9. Thank you so much! I just made 3 (assembly style of course, ack!) for my 3 new wolves

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  10. could you please send me these printables? thanks!
    karynalena@gmail.com

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  11. May I also have the printables? Thanks!
    sundayamsunshine@yahoo.com

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  12. Could you possible email the printable to me? This would be great for us as we have a Bear Den of all brand new scouts. Thank you! bsakathy@icloud.com

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  13. Would you be able to send me the printables? Thanks so much!
    jponstingle@gmail.com

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  14. I would love to have access to the printables too carrieandjim@juno.com

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  15. I would love to receive the printables if it is still possible to get them. Thank you! tina.thrasher5@gmail.com

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  16. if the printable is still available I'd love to have these I have my first meeting tomarrow night
    thank you

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  17. If the printable is still available, I would love to receive it also. thstspencer@hotmail.com

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  18. I am not sure my first comment was published. If you have the printable still available, I would love a copy. RedSBM21@aol.com

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  19. Hi, I would love the printables, cnjinc@earthlink.net Thanks for sharing.

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  20. Please share kjjonespack420@yahoo.com

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  21. please share. My Tiger Scout would love this! explorecreatelearn1985@gmail.com

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  22. Can you please Share. Thank you for all your time that you put into this.
    nicliggett@yahoo.com

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  23. These are great! Thank you for sharing and creating. I would love a copy. jfpeterman1@gmail.com

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  24. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful resource. Six hours to create and then you photographed it all and blogged it! I am a brand new Tiger Den this year and would love to use lapbooks for my new Tigera to get their Bobcat. If possible, could you share any printables that you don't mind sharing with me too? jenniecoleman.tx@gmail.com

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  25. These are fabulous, i'd love to have these for our Tiger Cubs. Would you mind sharing the printables with me? jess.bys@gmail.com

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  26. This is just what I have been looking for! I would love a copy of the printable!
    claseman@hotmail.com

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  27. Can I also get a copy of the printable? jgforbes1@yahoo.com

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  28. This is great. Could I get a copy as well? Jeni.parde83@gmail

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  29. I would love a copy of your printable for the Bobcat Lapbook. Thanks!

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  30. Could I please get a copy of your printables too? kristin0212@hotmail.com What a great idea, thank you so much!

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  31. I would love to have a copy of the printables! I am going into my 3rd year as a Tiger Leader and it is hard to come up with something new every year! This is the best way I have seen to help the boys on the Bobcat trail! Thank you so much! t.ledford.laurel@gmail.com

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  32. This is fabulous! I would love a copy! Thank you for sharing! lori.davis@outlook.com

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  33. Could you send me a copy of these printables? I would love to get these together for my meeting this Thurs. I have a large pack of 9 and this would make it much more approachable. Thanks for offering to share with another Scout mom.

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  34. What a wonderful idea. I would love to give these to my Tiger cubs. I am new to being a den leader and this would be a fun idea for them. email: debbiedavidson.sd@gmail.com Thank you!

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  35. I would definitely use the printables if you could e-mail me

    katiestandlea@hotmail.com

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  36. May I please have the printables to use? They are awesome!
    sandraUSA1@yahoo.com
    Thank you.

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  37. Could you please share the printables with me. I am a new tiger den leader. Thanks, penelopecaudle@hotmail.com

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  38. I'd love to have the printables jcamphuysen@sbcglobal.net

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  39. This is so awesome! If you're still sharing your printables, I would love to get a copy of these! Awesome idea!! Thank you so much! ginger1@bellsouth.net

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  40. What a great idea! I would love to get a copy of the printable things you still have available! Thanks, Melissa @ gmcamp4@hotmail.com

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  41. I love this! Can I have the printables? Thank you - Dawn - smiles709@yahoo.com

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  42. I accidentally deleted your email. Can you please resend. Thank you again! Dawn smiles709@yahoo.com

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  43. This is great! I would love a copy of the printables if you are still sharing! Thanks! catstadt@gmail.com

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  44. Not sure if my first post went through. Would love a copy of the printables PLEASE. nmcmanmon@gmail.com

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  45. Amy - just wanted to say a big thank you for the files. You are amazing to share your hard work with all of us. I really appreciate it. My boys and I thank you!!!

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  46. Hi, What a great creation! I'd love to do something similar with our Tigers. Would you mind sharing the printable with us! thanks, Michele mpres5654@yahoo.com

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  47. Would you mind sharing your printables? I would love to have this for our meeting. cristina.krysinski@gmail.com

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  48. I would love to have the pro tables for this. I am new to this and I need help, mfuller_arnp@yahoo.com. Thanks.

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  49. I would love the printables! kcromwel@ashland.edu

    Thank you!

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  50. I would love to make this for my new Tiger cub!!! Could I please have the printables too!!!
    mariedblackwelder@gmail.com

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  51. I would love to have it too kssunflower13@yahoo.com

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  52. I would love to have these printables, too, please! I'm a new den leader and would love to do this with the boys!
    coreyblanton@me.com

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  53. After coming back home from a cold night with restless tigers trying to learn a bobcat badge I took to the internet and stumbled across this gem! What a wonderful idea. I have seen lap books but haven't used them myself, is the concept that the children are expected to assemble them? If you are sharing those precious files I would likes copy too please, sonyalfowler@gmail.com. Thank you so much!

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