In my discovery of busy bags, I also discovered notebooking. 1+1+1=1 has wonderful FREE printable notebooks. We are currently using the calender notebooks for the two older kids, the tot notebook for Josie, and The Very Hungry Caterpiller Preschool Pack + 2012 update and You Can Read Set 1 for Olivia.
This website is Montessori based education, and they are a Christian family. I really appreciate the fact the her printable are 100% FREE. There are options to buy packs, but only if you want them before her own child completes the section.
I do not have a lamintator yet. I only printed the pages that needed to be cut out on card stock. All pages that go in the notebooks are on regular paper.
The kids all love having their notebooks, and I love that we’re not wasting tons of paper on printing practice for the little girls. This keeps the little girls busy and learning, and the big kids up-to-date along with practicing extended form, and weather tracking. We love ;)