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What does a zebra eat? Where does it live? How does it take a bath? Find answers to these questions (and more!) with our free Zebra Lapbook study.

Zebra Lapbook Lessons

Here are some sample lessons from the Zebras Lapbook:

Zebra Anatomy
Zebras can be up to 950 pounds in weight, and are around 4-5 feet tall at the shoulder.

Zebra ears are designed to swivel around in just about all directions to hear any sound around them.

Zebra eyes are on the sides of their heads to help with extended eyesight. They can see not only completely in front, but also see a little to the sides and behind. When zebras graze, they like to stand side by side facing opposite directions so a complete view is covered.

Zebra manes are striped and go down to their neck, with the exception of foals and younger zebras having their mane go all the way down their backs.

Zebra hooves are tougher than the average horse’s hooves, allowing them to easily run on rocky, hard ground.

Zebras use their feet to kick at predators and sometimes other zebras. They mostly use their back feet for fighting since the front feet aren’t as strong.

Zebra teeth are designed especially for chewing grass. The front teeth are sharp and act like scissors for cutting the grass apart, and the tough molars in the back chew the grass down.

Zebra Baths
Zebras don’t take a bath like you would think. Instead of using water, they roll around in mud. As the mud dries and falls of, it takes dry skin and loose hair with it. The dust leftover from the mud serves as protection against heat, wind, and little bugs.

Zebra Range
Zebras live in the wide, flat grasslands of Africa. There’s always plants to eat, but nowhere to hide from predators.

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Zebra Lapbook Printables

In addition to the research lessons, the file includes these mini-books for your student to create a Zebra Lapbook:

  • Zebra Diet Simple Fold Book
  • Zebra Communication Flap Book
  • Zebra Bath Simple Fold Book
  • A Day in the Life Simple Fold Book
  • Zebra Fun Facts Simple Fold Books
  • Predators Fan Book
  • Zebra Range Map
  • Who’s Who in the Zebra Family? Petal Book
  • Poem for Copywork
  • Zebra Teeth Flap Book
  • Zebra Anatomy File Folder
  • Baby Zebras Accordion Book
  • Fleeing a Predator 3/4 Book
  • Zebra Questions Mini-books
  • Horse vs. Zebra Venn Diagram Flap Book

How to Get Started with Your Zebra Lapbook

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

  1. If you want, go to your local library and check out books about zebras.
  2. Print the Zebra 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 zebras!

Zebra Lapbook Example

This lapbook example was made with two file folders. If you are new to lapbooks and need more directions, try How to Make a Lapbook.

This sample does not include every mini-book included in the download. Please pick and choose the mini-books that will work best for your student.

First File Folder (on the left)
Second File Folder (on the right)

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