Bulletin Board Ideas
Encourage and celebrate students' progress in the classroom with these bulletin board ideas, extension activities, tips, and more.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8
Reading-Focused Bulletin Boards
Use books as a starting point for bulletin board inspiration.
Here are photos of five reading strategy centers that Angela uses in her own classroom -- and you can use in yours.
A great way to promote excitement for reading, devote a special bulletin board each month to a favorite author or book genre.
In Chris & Croc, a boy and his crocodile friend discover creative ways to solve their problems. In this bulletin board activity, students create their own solutions to the characters' problems.
In Don't Wake Up Mama!, five little monkeys try to surprise their mother with a birthday cake. In this bulletin board activity, children make birthday cards to save for their own mothers' birthdays.
Decorate your classroom with poetry your students wrote themselves! Cover a wall area or bulletin board with colored paper and attach the poems.
In this bulletin board activity, children draw pictures of what they'd give to each other if they could be St. Nick this Christmas.
Students learn about flower shapes and colors while studying, painting, and labeling various flowers for a bulletin board.
Interactive Bulletin Boards
A class favorite, students love using this bulletin board to share their personal news and stories.
Vocabulary-Building Bulletin Boards
Sharpen vocabulary skills by using bulletin boards for word walls and more.
Learn how to implement this effective strategy for teaching young children high-frequency or sight words.
Tips and Suggestions
These theme ideas will inspire students -- and brighten your classroom.
Suggested and tested by teachers like you, each of these bulletin board themes will inspire students and refresh your walls.