The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Lapbook
created by Tristan Rowlee
Heart Facts Shape Book
Scarecrow & Tin
Memory Game and Folder
Lion Shape & Baum Accordion
Kansas and Oz Maps**
Dog Facts Flap
About This Book Shape
Tornado Shape Book
**Template from Mirkwood Designs
This is not a full-fledged unit study, but your student can complete the
minit books as your read the book aloud together.
Here is a list of ideas as your read through the story:
~Check out books from the library about tornadoes and weather. You can also look online.
~Your student may want to read "Twister Trouble" (from the Magic School Bus series).
~Make a tornado in 2 liter bottles.
~Teach your preschoolers the letter T.
~Learn more about dogs. Learn about pet care-- especially how to take care of a puppy.
~Teach your preschooler the letter D.
~Learn about the heart.
~Read scriptures about the heart (Genesis 6:5, Deuteronomy 6:5, I Samuel 16:7, Psalm 9:1)
~Teach your preschoolers the shape of a heart.
~Learn about crows.
~Learn about the brain.
~Read scriptures about wisdom (Psalm 110:1, Psalms 90:12, tons of verses in Proverbs)
~Teach your preschoolers the letter S.
~Learn more about Kansas.
~Learn directions (north, south, east, and west).
~Learn about Lions.
~Learn what courage is.
~Read scriptures on courage (Psalm 27:1, Psalm 31:24, I Chronicles 28:20)
~Teach your preschooler the letter L.
Author: Frank L. Baum
~Read a biography of Baum.
~Read another book written by Baum.
Other Avenues of Learning
~Preschoolers- colors in the book (yellow brick road, blue munchkins, green Emerald city, etc.)
~Compare and contrast the movie with the book
~Discuss fantasy and reality
~Learn about gemstones
~Learn new vocabulary words
Ideas for Older Students