Notebooking is one of the best ways to demonstrate your individuality in your lessons. But sticking some worksheets in a binder is not true notebooking. You must generate the material yourself and it is a reflection of you, not simply a regurgitation of someone else’s thoughts.
In case you find yourself in a rut, here is a list of creative expression. You can also download the 25 creative notebooking ideas here.
- paper folding
- write a story and illustrate it
- mosaic with construction paper or magazine pictures
- cut outs
- rubber stamping
- stickers to add to a picture or draw around
- coloring pages
- printable fonts that can be colored
- pockets to put things in
- door or flaps to hide things
- rubbings or impressions
- CD recordings of kid’s voice, documents, music, video, etc.
- fold out pages for long projects
- sew paper
- create an award
- cut words and letters from newspapers or magazines
- create a small book and place in a pocket on a page
- paper weaving
If you want to add to the list with something that you have tried, please leave a comment so I can add it to this list.