Dog Unit Study and Lapbook

Raise your hand if you have an animal loving kid!

I sure do.

And September 20-26 is National Dog Week for 2015, so it’s the perfect time to learn more about these furry friends.

Free Dog Unit Studies and lapbooks at Homeschool Share

Homeschool Share has 12 unit studies and lapbooks with a dog theme. Blank dog lapbook templates are also available for those who want to do their own thing.

You can find all of our dog unit studies, lapbooks, and printables on our Dogs Connections Page.

Dogs Connections Page at Homeschool Share


Just pick a study and add some of the fun extras here: books, art activities, and cooking fun; you will have a full learning adventure!

Book Basket

Preschool Books

Doggies by Sandra Boynton
The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey
Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats
Angus Lost by Marjorie Flack
Angus and the Cats by Marjorie Flack
Angus and the Ducks by Marjorie Flack
If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff
How Much Is That Doggie in the Window? by Iza Trapani
Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone by Iza Trapani

Elementary Books

Pretzel by Margaret Rey
Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion
Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann
Five True Dog Stories by Margaret Davidson
Why Is Blue Dog Blue? by George Rodrigue
National Geographic Kids Everything Dogs by Becky Baines
How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language by Aline Alexander Newman

Read Alouds & Chapter Books

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson
Lassie Come Home by Eric Knight
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt

Art & Craft Projects

Blue Dog Art Lesson from Deep Space Sparkle

Learn about famous artist George Rodrigue while you draw and paint a blue dog.

Are You Blue Dog's Friend- Art Lesson from Deep Space Sparkle

Newspaper Dog Collages from Doodlebugs Teaching Blog

Find even more inspiration for this project at the Paste website.

Newspaper Dogs from Doodlebugs Teaching


Dog Art Lesson from Deep Space Sparkle

Deep Space Sparkle Lesson on Drawing and Painting Dogs

Paper Dog Origami

Arlo Needs Glasses Art Lesson from Deep Space Sparkle

Arlo Needs Glasses ~ Art Lesson from Deep Space Sparkle

Cooking Fun

Adorable Chocolate Puppy Cupcakes from Cupcakepedia

Adorable Chocolate Puppy Cupcakes by CupcakePedia

Dog Bone Pretzels

This was a featured recipe from Cook with Books. Turn your kids into chefs with this fun recipe.

Dog Bone Pretzels

DIY Dog Treats!

Three recipes for your little chefs found at Kids Cooking Activities

Dog Treat Recipes Kids Can Make

Are you looking for more ideas? No problem!

Dog Unit Study Board on Pinterest


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