Cowboy lapbook and unit study

Last month we did a fun study on cowboys.


Here are the books we read:

A biography of Will Rogers
Armadillo Rodeo (Brett),
C is for Cowboy: A Wyoming Alphabet (Gagliano),
Cowboys (Penner),
Cowboys and Cowgirls: Yippee Yay! (Gibbons),
I Want to be a Cowboy (Liebman),
Why Cowboys Sleep With Their Boots On (Why Cowboys Series)(Knowlton),


Riding the Range: Western Activities for Kids (Drinkard),
Little Sure-Shot: The story of Annie Oakley (Spinner),
Justin Morgan Had a Horse (Henry, on CD),
B is for Buckaroo:  A Cowboy Alphabet (Gleaves),
Bronco Busters (Herzig),
Rodeo (Bellville)
Kickin’ Up Some Cowboy Fun (Cook)

And movies we watched:
Annie Get Your Gun (movie),
All About the Circus & All About Rodeos (movie),
All About Dinosaurs & All About Horses (movie)

Music CD:
All about cowboys for kids  (CD)

Experience History Through Music: Westward Ho! The Heart of the Old West (book, songs, and CD)

Diana Waring Westward Ho

As usual, the kids spent a lot of time acting like cowboys (and cowgirls) and pretending to be in rodeo events.  We had a couple of ropes which they had made at a farm festival last year.  I know they are really understanding what we’re learning in books when they actually act it out!

Here are the cowboy lapbook pictures.  Most of this was from Hands of a Child “Cowboys.”
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