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Hedgehogs are small, spiny animals. Are they related to porcupines? Do they make good pets? What do hedgehogs eat? Learn all about these little creatures with our free Hedgehogs Lapbook.

Thanks to Debbie Palmer for writing the lessons for this Hedgehog Lapbook for Homeschool Share.

Hedgehogs Lapbook Information

Here are some sample lessons from this animal lapbook:

Hedgehog Diet
Their diet in the wild consists of beetles, ants, termites, grasshoppers, moths, centipedes, and earthworms. Although they are classified as insectivores, they can be omnivores and eat grass and berries.

Pet hedgehogs eat dry cat food, ferret food, cooked poultry, and cooked egg.

Hedgehog Range
Hedgehogs are native to the British Isles, Asia, Africa, and Europe. They have been introduced to New Zealand.

Other lessons include Hedgehog Families, Hedgehog Defenses, Hedgehog Behaviors, Hedgehogs in Culture, Hedgehog Vocabulary, and Hedgehog Classification.

You can grab a copy of the entire Hedgehogs Lapbook in an easy-to-print file at the end of this post.

Hedgehogs Lapbook Printables

This lapbook includes a variety of lapbook elements.

  • New Words Flap Book
  • Classification Accordion
  • Range File Folder
  • Hedgehog Facts Simple Fold Books
  • Book Log
  • Behavior Layer Book
  • Did You Know? Matchbooks
  • Hoglets Mini-book
  • Diet Pull-tab Books

Hedgehog Lapbook Example

This sample lapbook was made with one file folder and a piece of cardstock taped to the center. If you are new to lapbooks, check out this How to Make a Lapbook post.

Center Extension Flap Lifted

How to Get Started with Your Hedgehogs Lapbook

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

  1. If you want, go to your local library and check out books about hedgehogs.
  2. Print the Hedgehogs Lapbook.
  3. Choose and prepare the mini-books you want to use with your student.
  4. Enjoy a week of reading and learning all about hedgehogs.

Download Your Hedgehogs Lapbook

Simply click on the image below to access your free Hedgehogs Lapbook.

Hedgehogs Lapbook

More Animal Lapbooks

We have gobs of resources to help your student learn more about mammals.

Here are a few suggested animal lapbooks:

Animal Classification Lapbook
Fox Lapbook
Cheetah Lapbook