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The Philippines is a country in Asia that contains over 7,100 island in the South China Sea and Pacific Ocean. Learn all about this country with our Philippines Lapbook.
The Philippines Lapbook Information
Official Name: Republic of the Philippines
Area (in square miles): 115,831 square miles
Capital City: Manila
Currency: Philippine peso; your student will have to do some research to determine the current exchange rate.
Climate: The Philippines has a hot, wet climate. It is considered tropical, and the average temperature is 81°F.
The Philippines has three seasons: Rainy (July to November), Hot and Dry (February to June), Cool (December to January)
Official Languages: Filipino, English
Common Religions: Most Filipino people are Catholic.
Type of Government: Constitutional Democracy
Leader of the Government: President
Popular Sports: Popular sports include basketball, boxing, billiards, soccer, and volleyball.
Popular Foods: Popular foods in The Philippines include seafood, rice, fruits, vegetables, poultry, noodles, and pork.
Archipelago: The Philippines is an archipelago (string of islands). It includes over 7,100 islands in southeastern Asia.
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.
Make a Salt Dough Map: Add to your Philippines study by making a salt dough map of the Philippines.
National Geographic Site: National Geographic has an amazing Philippines site for your student to explore.
How to Get Started with Your Philippines Lapbook
Follow these simple instructions to get started with the Philippines Lapbook.
- If you want, go to your local library and check out books about the Philippines.
- Print the Philippines Lapbook.
- Choose and prepare the lapbook mini-books you want to use with your student.
- Enjoy a week of reading and learning all about Philippines.
Download Your Philippines Lapbook
Simply click the image below to access your free Philippines lapbook.
Explore Other Resources Set in Asia
We also have a Christmas Around the World unit study that includes the Philippines. Check it out:
Here are some other unit studies set in Asia.
Little Oh is set in Japan.
The Empty Pot (one of my favorite books!) is set in China.
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