Resources › For Educators Elementary Classroom Bulletin Board Ideas Share Flipboard Email Print Fancy / Getty Images For Educators Elementary Education Classroom Organization Reading Strategies Becoming A Teacher Assessments & Tests Secondary Education Special Education Teaching Homeschooling By Janelle Cox Education Expert M.S., Education, Buffalo State College B.S., Education, Buffalo State College Janelle Cox, M.S., is an education writer specializing in elementary school education. our editorial process Janelle Cox Updated November 08, 2019 Classroom bulletin boards are a great way to display student work in an organized and attractive manner. Whether you're creating a seasonal board, teaching board, or bragging board, it's a fun way to dress up a plain wall to correlate with your teaching idea or style. Back to School These back to school bulletin board ideas are a great way to welcome students back for a new school year. Teachers Corner offers a variety of ideas such as: A Brand New Bunch of _______ GradersRecipe for a Great School YearBlast off to a Great Year"Checkin and Check Us Out". Welcome BackDarting Into a New YearLook Who's Hanging Out in _______ GradeQuack, Quack Welcome BackStepping in _______Welcome Aboard______Welcome to a "Fin-Tastic" Year Birthdays A birthday bulletin board is a great way to honor and celebrate the most important day in your students' lives. Help make your students feel special, and use the ideas from the Teachers Corner to help celebrate their birthday. Ideas Include: Eating Our Way to Another BirthdayBirthday TrainA Sea of BirthdaysHappy BearthdayMonthly Birthdays Seasonal Your classroom bulletin board is the ideal place to educate your students about the seasons and upcoming holidays. Use this blank slate to express your student's creativity and display their best work. DLTK-Teach lists monthly bulletin board ideas by title and theme. Some ideas include: January - New YearFebruary - Pinch Us We're in LoveMarch - St. Patrick's Day - Our Little LeprechaunsApril - Some Bunny Loved MeMay - Fluttering into SpringJune - Sailing into SummerJuly - Under the Summer SkySeptember - Welcome to Our SchoolOctober - Are You Scared?November - Give ThanksDecember - It's Snow Secret End of the School Year If you are looking for a way to wrap up the school year, or help students look forward to the next school year, this school supply website shares great ideas such as: We're Antsy for ______ GradeThis Year Flew By...Our Summer's Looking Bright! Miscellaneous Bulletin Boards After scouring the internet, talking to fellow educators and gathering together ideas, here is a list of the best miscellaneous board titles for elementary classrooms. I Was Caught Doing Something GoodDive Into a Good BookA "Tee-rific" ClassMrs.____Great CatchGo Bananas for SchoolWe "Present" You With Our Wishes for ChristmasWelcome to ______School. You Fit Right In!Look Whoo's in Our RoomWhen We Learn We GrowMrs._____ Class Is in Full BloomLook Who's Been Spotted in ____Buzz on in to _____ ClassA Fresh Bash of Smart CookiesSchool in September Is TREE-MendousSurf on into _____Look Who's Hiding in the Pumpkin Patch?Good Work Has Been SpottedThis Year Is Going to RulePopping Through Our _____Wild About LearningWe're on the Road to_____Camping Out Under the StarsHop Into Learning Tips and Suggestions Here are some helpful tips to help you improve and create effective classroom displays. Use borders to frame your display. Some unique ideas include Christmas lights, tassels, paper shapes, beads, monopoly money, feathers, rope, pictures, muffin cups, vocabulary words, etc.To make your display stand out use a creative background. Some fun ideas are to use a checkerboard pattern, polka-dots, a plain black background, tablecloth, newspaper, fabric, wrapping paper, cellophane, netting, a brick pattern, etc.Be creative with your letters. Use different items to create words such as glitter, yarn, string, magazine letters, shadow letters or sand.