Whether you are deep in back to school classroom set up mode, or you’re looking for a glow up idea mid year, you’re sure to find a bulletin board design you’ll love in this post! Save your favorite ideas for next year too… One of our favorite pro teacher tips is to set up back to school bulletin boards before leaving for summer. Decorate and cover with newspaper to keep it protected during your vacation and we promise – your future self will thank you! Get ready to be amazed by these creative and welcoming back to school bulletin board ideas made by elementary school teachers!
Growth Mindset Bulletin Boards
Social-Emotional Learning starts on the first day of school. Welcome your new students to class with these encouraging back to school bulletin board ideas.
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Kindness and Caring Bulletin Boards
These bulletin boards are all about kindness and caring. From throwing kindness like confetti, to creating a bucket filler classroom, these bulletin boards are sure to brighten your students’ day.
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Word Play Bulletin Boards
We love a good pun or play on words! Check out these creative back-to-school bulletin boards that will give students a chuckle!
Motivational Bulletin Boards
Set up an affirmation station!
Add “All About Me” poems to wall space near the affirmation station! Check out our All About Me Lapbook kit! This activity is great for getting to know your students at the beginning of the year!
Have students pose in a superhero stance. Print the picture, and have students decorate their photo with a superhero outfit. Have each student list what their “superpower” is!
Have students wear sunglasses in their photos. Print and post their photos around the sun. Or, give this sunglasses art project a try!
Bulletin Boards for Camping Theme or Adventure Theme
It’s no secret that we love a good camping theme here at Lucky Little Learners (have you checked out Camp Read-A-Lot yet?). Start your year with these fun bulletin boards for adventurous learners.
Rainbow Bulletin Boards
Add some cheery color to your room with these rainbow-inspired bulletin boards.
We love these dot-inspired bulletin boards. Read The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds, and have each student create their own unique dot to hang in the classroom.
More Bulletin Board Ideas:
- Bulletin Board Hacks, Tips, and Tricks ~ Coming Soon!
- Interactive Bulletin Boards
- Must-Have Classroom Bulletin Boards for 2nd Grade ~ Coming Soon!
- Math Ticket Exit Boards
- How to Make Large Bulletin Board Letters
- Bulletin Board Assembly Tips
- Tips, Tricks and Bulletin Board Ideas ~ Coming Soon!
We can’t wait to see your back to school bulletin boards! Be sure to share yours with us on our Facebook Group.