There is no denying that September is full of many holidays that lend themselves to fun bulletin board ideas. One of our favorites is National Hat Month. It’s a holiday that all kids can participate in and it may be used as a springboard to so many different lesson plans. Here are a few “hats off” ideas to get you started:
With back to school fever in full swing now’s the time for teacher’s to craft a creative, well-organized bulletin board. You want your bulletin board to stand out—it should be unique in thought as well as aesthetically pleasing. Good bulletin boards can draw attention to current events or seasons and decorate a classroom in such a way that your students can feel proud of. Let’s look at some tips on how to get great bulletin board ideas for your class.
1. Browse Pinterest
If you haven’t jumped on the Pinterest band wagon yet, please consider this a formal introduction. Pinterest is a website and a mobile app that lets users capture ideas and bookmark websites using a photo-based interface. Your collection of “pins” are categorized into “boards” much like the real-life bulletin boards where we might pin photos, recipes and quotes we like.
One of the best things about a classroom bulletin board is how it allows every member of the class to participate. Social interaction can be difficult for certain individuals such as the new student or the especially shy student. Even children with special needs can find interacting with others via the bulletin board to be easier and more fun.