Scroll through this archive to view 40 bulletin board ideas, including suggestions for timely and seasonal boards, boards to highlight student work and celebrate student effort, boards that tie to the curriulum, boards that teach all year long, and much more.
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Students take charge of posting their best work to this bulletin board, which changes every week or two throughout the school year.
Best Work in the World
Use this bulletin board as a place to post your students' best efforts. Students will be exposed to geography and foreign languages as a result.
Boggle Your Mind
Update this bulletin board once each week for spelling fun.
Since dinosaurs are so popular with young students, this monster dino that displays their best work is sure to be a big hit.
Great States' Best Traits
Students learn about what makes states special as they create pennants to promote important state facts and features.
Hanging Out With Our Perfect Papers
Reward students who get 100% on spelling tests, math facts quizzes, and other class work with a spot on this constantly changing "Perfect Papers" bulletin board.
Happy Birthday to You
A color key helps students see in an instant who celebrates birthdays each month of the year.
Hot Spots in the News
Track important people and events in your town, state, country, or the world with this "Hot Spots in the News" bulletin board.
Our Spelling Spot
Kids will be seeing spots with this Dalmatian themed bulletin board that is sure to get them excited about spelling.
Search 'n Spell
Can students find this week's spelling words in this bulletin-board word search puzzle?
You Probably Didn't Know That
There are lots of things students (and other staff members) probably do not know about members of your school's staff.
You Fit Right In!
It takes every student to complete this back-to-school bulletin board puzzle.
"Getting To Know Us" Crossword
Can students complete a crossword puzzle about themselves?
Following the Rules
Use this bulletin board to reinforce your class rules -- and reward students for following them -- at the start of the year.
This bulletin board rewards positive behaviors all year long.
Quotes of Note
Use quotes at the start of the school year to inspire your students to success.
FALL-ing for Riddles
This fun October-themed bulletin board can help develop students' thinking skills.
What are your students batty about? Create a showcase for their work.
We're Nuts About Reading
In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, track students' reading on this bulletin board.
Will This Turkey Be Dressed By Thanksgiving?
Challenge students to read a specific number of books before Thanksgiving break.
Our Thankful Hearts
Invite students to open their hearts and share what they're thankful for.
Holiday Mail from Around the United States.
Collect and map postmarks that students cut from holiday cards delivered to their families.
The Gift of a Helping Hand
Celebrate the spirit of giving with this December bulletin board.
Merry Christmas Around the World
Students use an online resource to complete this interactive lesson.
Students set goals as they create a galaxy of New Year's resolutions.
Use this Super Bowl bulletin board to improve student performance in a variety of ways.
We Made It to 100!
Create artwork by arranging 100 items to create the number 100.
How Well Do You Know Our Presidents?
Students research and create flip-up fact cards about U.S. presidents.
Building Money $kills
Learning about money can be fun using this "Build Your Money $kills" bulletin board.
A Patchwork of African-American History
Create and display a patchwork quilt of notable African Americans.
NOW SHOWING: Our Best Work
Just in time for the Oscars -- display students' best work on this movie-themed bulletin board.
Mapping March Madness
Eliminate teams from the map as "March Madness" progresses.
Honor personal heroes for Women's History Month.
Do You See the Signs of Spring?
Spring into April with this easy digital-camera activity.
Math: Who Needs It?
Everyone uses math in many ways each day -- and this bulletin board proves that point.
Spring Into Reading
Use this fun, colorful bulletin board to track students' reading between the start of spring and Children's Book Week in May.
Fishin' for Addition
This bulletin board offers math practice fun for individuals or small groups of students.
Wall of Thanks
Remember those who died serving their country.
End the year by encouraging summer reading.
A fun end-of-year bulletin board gets students thinking about summer.