Jamie-thought you might like this-have you used these before? Lapbooking can be done by any learner-- from preschoolers to adults. With this educational method, you make mini-books covering details that you've.
DIY Light Table for Preschool. there's a link at the end for a more sophisticated one. i ended up just using what i had: christmas lights, black construction paper & tape for the sides, and waxed paper & tape under the lid. did the trick for me:)