Bulletin boards are such an important component of a classroom’s atmosphere. Celebrate spring with colorful, festive, and creative Easter bulletin boards. Students love to help with decorating, so encourage children to get involved with elements of the display. Here are few simple and inexpensive ideas for Easter bulletin boards for classrooms:
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2. Look Who's Hatching!
Donna Walker/Tammy Mcnabb Foxworth, MS Grade 1
Give the boys a blue egg and the girls a pink one. With the goal of the students working on sentence structure, have the students write at least 4 sentences on the bottom of the egg describing one thing they look forward to about Spring. After they finish decorating their eggs, have the students use scissors to cut the top 1/3 of the egg off in a zig zag pattern. Have the students punch a hole in the side of the egg and connect it back together with brads. Help the students glue their photo inside the hatching egg. Use bright yellow paper as a background and a border of your choice. Lastly, place green grass under the eggs.
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1. Hop into “Egg”cellent Study Habits
Cover the bulletin board with blue and green fabric. Use blue for the sky and green for the grass. Create an Easter basket out of poster board or construction paper. Next, each child can create and decorate a large Easter egg made from construction paper and embellishments of their choice. Discuss and brainstorm great study habits. Then ask children which study habit has helped them the most. Children can write their names and their favorite study habit on a blank index card. Secure the index card to the Easter egg. Attach the bunny to the bulletin board and attach the eggs scattered around the grass.
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2. “Egg”straordinary Class
Cover the bulletin board with burlap dyed in any spring color, such as green, rose, pastel blue, lavender or grey. Together with the students, create and decorate paper eggs. Add the child’s name and photo to his or her egg along with a statement about what makes the child extraordinary. Title the bulletin board, “Egg-straordinary class”
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3. Hop into a Good Book
Assign children to read Easter or Spring-themed books. Next children can write a short review of each book. Decorate the bulletin board with an Easter theme such as grass, bunnies, Easter eggs, and Easter baskets. Attach the reviews to the decorated bulletin board as they are turned in. Title the bulletin board “Hop into a Good Book”.
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