The fall season is virtually upon us which means descending leaves, crisp air, and being surrounded by pumpkin spice everything. Add display flair and décor for your classroom to help your students get into the full swing of the changing weather. A solid bulletin board not only conveys classroom information but it can also create a warm and welcoming ambiance for the fall season.
Here are several bulletin board ideas that can add a refreshing theme to your classroom:
We’re Nuts About Fall Board
Looking to upgrade or replace a worn-out or torn bulletin board? Then the Wrapped Edge Fab-Tak Bulletin Board by Best-Rite is the board for you! Featuring a washable and tackable surface, this bulletin board panel allows you to turn a wall into a bulletin board area while being available in multiple sizes and colors. It can be easily cleaned and turned to match the fall season by utilizing the “We’re Nuts About Fall” conversion: Use brown construction paper for the ground and make a tree out of crumpled paper grocery bags. Add different multi-colored leaves, some falling to the ground. Print off a template of a squirrel for each child, let them color it and put their name on it. Place the squirrels with a few acorns under the tree and add the caption, “We’re Nuts About Fall.”
As we start another school year, one ongoing task that is forever paramount is how to make students feel welcome. Whether it’s veteran students coming back into the academic grind from the relaxing summer break to the new kids on the block who feel a little apprehensive about starting at a new school, finding a way to help everyone settle in makes the transition easier. Utilizing bulletin boards is an excellent way to break the ice as well as helping students feel welcome and excited about starting the new school year.
Here are several ideas that can help make the transition easier:
Create name cards so that every student who enters your classroom feels a sense of belonging and makes the introduction process smoother. Name cards are a great opportunity for students to learn names and get to know each other with activities that teach communication and collaboration. The Fab-Tek Bulletin Board by Best-Rite features a tackable surface, available in standard or Hook-n-Loop Velcro compatible fabric, and is completely washable. Continue reading →
We all know that our ever-growing digital society will continue to become more digital. Whether it’s being greeted at your hotel by a reservation computer screen or buying your food at an automated checkout machine, digital signage is here to stay. However, don’t count traditional bulletin boards as obsolete yet. Utilizing traditional bulletin and display boards are an excellent way to advertise and positively contribute to expenditures, operations, and Marketing. Here are several instances where traditional bulletin sign and directory boards are still the way to go:
Whether if it’s hung over the front window or right outside the entrance, any owner of a sandwich shop, diner, or coffee bar establishment knows that traditional signs do a better job of attracting large amounts of foot traffic. Chalk it up to traditional marketing efforts but there’s something about seeing creative, hand-written “Lunch Specials” that makes the establishment more intriguing. The Black Dry Erase Display Easel by Best-Rite provides a catchy and hard-to-miss visual for both frequent and prospective customers.
With spring upon us and summer just around the corner, now is the time to examine school operations and determine what improvements need to be made with regards to logistics and resources as students will soon be out on summer vacation. Efficiency is always crucial to ensure students are promptly informed and know where to go for events and classroom changes considering the first few days of a new school year are always hectic. A bulletin board that can be easily updated, deployed, and transported ensures students get to where they need to go in a prompt and efficient manner.
When considering a bulletin board for your school, it’s important to examine these several factors to help you pick the right one:
Last minute issues occur all the time. Whether it’s one or several classrooms that become instantly uninhabitable due to plumbing, electrical issues or pesticide fumigation, the idea is to have a way to quickly notify students directly about classroom time, location, and event changes on the spot without having to search for a wall-mounted announcement section. The Satin Aluminum Sentry Message Center by Ghent provides a secure and practical bulletin board solution that can be moved to any high foot traffic area for keeping everyone in the loop on changing events.