Simple Machines – Printable Mini Book

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Simple Machines – Printable Mini Book

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Kids will love this pocket size, printable mini book that teaches them all about the six simple machines. This is a great study for homeschool science.
Simple Machines Book - This free printable mini book covers all six simple machines (wedge, inclined planes, wheel and axle, gears, screws, and levers) which is perfect for Kindergarten - 5th grade kids science.

If you are looking for a fun, simple way to introduce kids to simple machines this printable mini book is perfect!

This free printable, black and white book is geared at kids in Kindergarten – 5th grade.

It can be used along with hands on simple machine unit, as a pocket guide, with a simple machines scavenger hunt, or as a science reader for kids.

Simple Machines Mini Book for Homeschool Science Kindergarten-5th grade

Simple Machines Mini Book

This simple to make mini book with help introduce or reinforce the six simple machines. This is a great science lesson for kids from K-5th grade.

To make each book all you need is to print one page in black and white. Kids can color in the simple machines throughout the book if they like. It is then cleverly folded to make a pocket size mini book.

simple machine pulley page in free printable book

The simple machine mini book includes: 
              • what the 6 simple machines are
              • a picture of each simple machine to help kids visualize it
              • a definition of each simple machine
              • examples of all 6 simple machines
              • review of the 6 simple machines

How to Make Simple Machines Mini Book

Take a peak at how to make this simple, printable mini book and what’s inside in this short video:


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  1. May God bless you for sharing a free resource that will enable to students learn about simple machines. I am a new teacher and I appreciate your generosity.

  2. thank you so much! blessings back to you.

  3. Thanks a lot for sharing...I am a homeschool mother trying to teach my kids english. I think this is a great way to teach them both things the machines and the language. Blessings from Colombia.

  4. I'd like to copy this book but can't find a way to buy the license. I've looked through the TPT site (which I'm a member). Can you send me a link?

    1. here it is =)