Mini-Books, Flaps, Folds and More!
Websites that teach you how to make mini-books and flaps of all kinds for use in Portfolders:
Many bookmaking examples.
Accordion books including triangle.
Coffee filter book lesson.
Coffee filter book photos.
Templates for: origami, cards (for every occasion/unit study), envelopes, pop-ups, bookmarks, mini-books, frames, 3-D.
Quick way to make a little book.
Make a paper bag book.
Directions for a piano-hinge skewer book. Very unique!
Pamphlet binding to make a small book.
Woven secret message card/booklet.
Simple folded book.
Make an accordian book, a hotdog book, and an accordian puzzle book.
Accordion books including TRIANGLE!
How to make an expandable book. Huge file, need patience to see this one!
How to make Book Report Sandwiches. Other info could be put on a "sandwich" for your Portfolders!
Japanese bookbinding. We use this hand sewing technique to bind thicker, larger, student books. Very secure!
Five-stitch book binding.
More than 30 free shapebooks to print, with or without text lines.
Shape books, with and without lines.
Lesson on making tag books.
Making a pop-up book.
Excerpt from How to Make Pop-ups by Joan Irvine. Make a talking mouth pop-up card.
Info on pop-up & movable books.
Pop-up book directions.
Pop-up circus, books on dinosaurs & insects.
Plans for elaborate castle pop-up.
Examples of student pop-up books. Directions.
Photos of published pop-up books.
Describes process of producing a pop-up book.
Inspiration Book Pendant, Skewer/Piano Hinge Book, Passport/Portfolio.
How to make/bind a field journal for nature journaling.
Lesson plans to make seven different types of books. Excellent instructions.
This photo of a “Double Signature Opposites Book” may help you to make opposites books with your students.
Instructions for making 10 books: peekaboo, mini, double hinge, graduated, lift up, cloth covered, pull tab, unfolding, pop-up, wallpaper.
Scrapbooking tricks to use in Portfolders.
Graphic organizers with suggestions on how to use them.
Paper dolls to print.
List of graphic organizers to print. Charts, wheels, graphs, maps, webs.
Graphic organizers, mostly language arts, some math and general subject.
Life cycle wheels: butterflies, ducks, frogs. We used the idea to make our own on ants.
Build-Your-Own Journal Page generator, by topic.
Build your own timeline to print.
Print these pages... cut the pages out... staple the pages together... and write a tiny story.
Download images of actual stamps to use in "Passports" as you study other countries.
Clip Art Gallery.
Selection of portraits of historical figures.
Color print PDF files of animals to match & mystery animal accordian folds. Also geology, weather, plants. Worth checking out!
Enchanted learning site--activity & coloring books to print.
Huge list of links to PDF coloring books.
Printable mini-books for kids.
Flipbooks to print on solar eruptions, Northern lights, solar flares.
Library of graphic organizers to print. Excellent!
Examples of other student folders: