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“If you run away,” said his mother, “I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.”

In this imaginative game of hide and seek, a bunny keeps running away from his mother, and she lets him know that she will always find him.

Our corresponding The Runaway Bunny lapbook includes lessons and printables designed especially for your preschool student.

Thanks to Jolanthe Erb for creating this The Runaway Bunny lapbook for Homeschool Share.

The Runaway Bunny Lapbook Printables

The Runaway Bunny download includes the following lapbook printables:

Rabbit Pattern Strips
Let your preschool student figure out and finish the rabbit patterns.

Rabbit Shadow Matching
Match the rabbit shadows to the shadows on the grid.

Scarecrow Puppet
Make a scarecrow puppet. Can the puppet retell the story of The Runaway Bunny?

Fishing Simple Fold
What did the mother bunny use to catch her little bunny when she was fishing? Paste the answer inside the book.

If/Then Cards and Pocket
Use the if/then cards to sort according to what happened in The Runaway Bunny.

Animals I Know
All the animals from the story are included on the cards. Use them for a simple matching game and store them in the pocket provided. Animals included: bird, fish, kangaroo, rabbit, monkey, and donkey.

Can your student find these animals in the illustrations of the story?

I Can Find Shapes
Use the shapes shutterfold book to review the shapes seen throughout the illustrations in the story. There is a crescent (moon), circle (ball of yarn), triangle (sailboat), and a rectangle (frame).

Find the shapes from the shutterfold book in The Runaway Bunny. What other shapes does your student see?

How to Get Started with The Runaway Bunny Lapbook

Follow these simple instructions to get started with the The Runaway Bunny lapbook.

  1. Buy a copy of the book, The Runaway Bunny, or grab one from your local library.
  2. Choose and prepare The Runaway Bunny lapbook printables you want to use with your student.
  3. Enjoy a week of hopping fun learning with your preschool student.

Download Your The Runaway Bunny Unit Study and Printables

Simply click on the image below to grab the free The Runaway Bunny lapbook.

The Runaway Bunny Lapbook

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