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Off you go to Mexico! Spend some time studying this beautiful North American country. Just grab our Mexico Lapbook and get started.
Mexico Lapbook Information
Use the information below plus reliable websites or library books to complete the research for this lapbook project.
Official Name: United Mexican States
Size: 758,449 square miles
Capital: Mexico City
Languages: Spanish, Mayan, Nahuatl, and others
Agricultural Products: Corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, beans, cotton, coffee, fruit, tomatoes, beef, poultry, dairy products, and wood products.
Industries: Food and beverages, tobacco, chemicals, iron and steel, petroleum, mining, textiles, clothing, motor vehicles, and tourism
Currency: Mexican Peso
Climate: Mexico’s climate varies from tropical to desert, depending on the region.
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
Sight Seeing Guide: Your student will need to research the places in order to complete the mini-book.
Holidays: Your student will need to research holidays in order to complete the mini-book. Try these: Día de Reyes, Cinco de Mayo, Día de Muertos, and Navidad y las Posadas.
Favorite Foods: Some favorite foods in Mexico include the following: peppers, beans, tortillas, fruits & vegetables, and pork & chicken.
Find some Mexican recipes and cook with your student!
This lapbook sample was made with one file folder and a piece of cardstock taped to the center to create an extension flap.
How to Get Started with Your Mexico Lapbook
Follow these simple instructions to get started with the Mexico Lapbook.
- If you want, go to your local library and check out books about Mexico. Children Just Like Me has a profile for Alonso, a child living in Mexico.
- Print the Mexico Lapbook.
- Choose and prepare the lapbook mini-books you want to use with your student.
- Enjoy a week of reading and learning all about Mexico.
Download Your Mexico Lapbook
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