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This lapbook includes printable activities based on the book The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf.

All the other bulls would run and jump and butt their heads together. But Ferdinand would rather sit and smell the flowers. So what will happen when our hero is picked for the bullfights in Madrid?

Thanks to Wende and Tamara for collaborating to create this The Story of Ferdinand Lapbook.

Grab a copy of The Story of Ferdinand and get ready to have fun. Your student will act out scenes from the story, learn about repetition, visit Spain, possibly learn a little Spanish, and more!

Note: Some of the lapbook mini-books require additional research. Your student may want to learn more about cows, vultures, cork trees, and Spain through the course of this lapbook.

The Story of Ferdinand Lapbook Printables

The following printables are included in the file for your student to create a The Story of Ferdinand Lapbook:

  • Measurement Tab Book
  • Iberian Peninsula Map Matchbook
  • What Is a Peninsula Matchbook
  • Examples of Repetition from the Story Mini-book
  • Bullfighting Terms Envelope Fold
  • Cork Trees Pocket with Sorting Cards
  • Vulture Diet Simple Fold
  • Vulture Size Flap Book
  • Bird of Prey Simple Fold Book
  • Vulture Flight Facts Fan Book
  • Vulture Eggs and Nests Simple Fold Book
  • Bullfighter Notebook Page
  • My Book of Spanish Colors
  • Drama Cards & Pocket (act out The Story of Ferdinand)
  • The Story of Ferdinand Copywork Page
  • Creative Writing Prompt Notebook Page

How to Get Started with the The Story of Ferdinand Lapbook

Follow these simple instructions to get started with the The Story of Ferdinand Lapbook.

  1. Buy a copy of the book, The Story of Ferdinand, or grab one from your local library.
  2. Check out other books about Spain, speaking Spanish, cows (bulls), vultures, and other topics your student may want to research throughout the week.
  3. Choose and print the lapbook printables you want to use with your student.
  4. Enjoy a week of literature lapbooking with your student.

Download Your The Story of Ferdinand Lapbook

Simply click on the image below to grab the free The Story of Ferdinand lapbook.

The Story of Ferdinand Lapbook

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The Story of Ferdinand Printables