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Argentina is a land full of tradition and culture. Check out some books from your library, grab your free Argentina Lapbook, and start learning about this vast country.

Argentina Lapbook Information

Official Name: Argentine Republic

Size: 1,073,512 square miles

Capital: Buenos Aires

Official Language: Spanish

Agricultural Products: Argentina produces sunflower seeds, lemons, soybeans, grapes, corn, tobacco, peanuts, tea, wheat, and livestock.

Major Industries: food processing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, textiles, chemicals, printing, steel 

Currency: Peso

Climate: Argentina’s climate is mostly warm and dry; it is very cold in the southwest part of the country.

Population: For current information, use this website: Population of Countries.

Comparing Times: To compare the time in the capital city to the time where you live, use this website: The World Clock.

Major Religion: 79.2% Christian (62.9% Roman Catholic, 15.3% Evangelical)

Sight Seeing Guide: Your student will need to research the cities in order to complete the mini-book.

Native Lingo: Here are a few phrases in Spanish.
Hi/hey: che (chay)
Friend: Amigo (ah-mee-go)
Very good: Buenisimo (bway-nee-see-mo)
Good night: Buenas noches (bway-na no-ches)
Please: Por favor (por fah-vor)

National Geographic Site: National Geographic has an amazing Argentina site for your student to explore.

Make a Salt Dough Map: Add to your Argentina study by making a salt dough map of Argentina.

How to Get Started with Your Argentina Lapbook

Follow these simple instructions to get started with the Argentina Lapbook.

  1. If you want, go to your local library and check out books about Argentina. Children Just Like Me includes a profile for Trini, a child from Argentina.
  2. Print the Argentina Lapbook.
  3. Choose and prepare the lapbook mini-books you want to use with your student.
  4. Enjoy a week of reading and learning all about Argentina.

Download Your Argentina Lapbook

Simply click on the image below to access your free Argentina lapbook.

Argentina Lapbook

Explore Our South America Resources

Our unit study, Gauchada, is based on a book set in Argentina.

Gauchada Unit Study

We also have a set of South America Three Part Cards.

South America Three Part Cards

If your student would like to explore more of South America, we have other country lapbooks, including this Ecuador Lapbook.

Ecuador Lapbook

You could also add this Spanish mini-book to your Argentina study.

Spanish Dictionary Printable