In preparation to go see Kung Fu Panda 3 at the theater, my boys and I re-watched Kung Fu Panda 2 last weekend.
About ten minutes in to the show, I realized, “Hey! We have a Panda Lapbook at Homeschool Share; I should probably mention that on Facebook.” And then I tried to make a mental list of the Furious Five. I asked the boys to rattle them off. “Tiger, Mantis, Viper, Monkey, Crane.”
I tried to make another mental list. Do we have lapbooks for ALL of these Kung Fu Panda animals on Homeschool Share?
Panda? Yes! One of our first-ever animal studies was the Giant Panda Lapbook.
Tigress? Yep. Here is our Tiger Lapbook.
Mantis? Check-check. We have a Mantis Lapbook.
Viper? Well, we have a Snake Lapbook, and it mentions vipers. Good enough.
Monkey? Yessiree. Monkey Lapbook. If you want to learn more about the species seen in the movie, research Gee’s Golden Langure.
Really, friends. I had one and only one option: begin the research for a Crane Lapbook. I finished up the new templates last night, and now ask me. Go ahead. Ask.
Crane? Yeehaw! Yes m’am, we have a lapbook!
So, if your kiddos are bananas-bonkers for Kung Fu Panda movies, you might want to ask them which character is a favorite and spend some time learning more about that animal. You could also take a few lapbook pieces from each study and combine them for a big Kung Fu Panda lapbook. And if you have a child who is over the moon about Kung Fu Panda, you could complete all six studies for a ginormo-sized notebook!
I hope “The Song That Never Ends,” isn’t stuck in your head the rest of the day, and I also hope you remember to stop at Homeschool Share to find resources to complement whatever you are studying (even if it isn’t Kung Fu Panda!).
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