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Quick Bulletin Board Ideas for Fall


image of fall fun bulletin board ideaThis blog is for busy teachers who need a quick bulletin board makeover to give the classroom an autumn feel. Whether you need informational, interactive, or decorative bulletin boards in your classroom, we hope these simple templates and ideas will help!

Fall Fun Bulletin Board: Leaves change color and fall to the ground on this autumn bulletin board that displays student work. Included are templates and caption letters. Variation: The leaf templates could also be used for students to answer math riddles or to add a word a day to the display.

“Pick of the Patch” Pumpkin-Themed Bulletin Board: A field of pumpkins provides a bulletin board area for displaying student work. Includes teacher and student directions, caption letters, and a pumpkin poem.

spider web bulletin board directions

“All Caught Up in Good Work” Spider Web Bulletin Board: A display of student work is suspended from a large web on which three pipe-cleaner-and-paper-plate spiders dance. Included are teacher directions (with a suggestion for students to write nonfiction paragraphs about spiders) and caption letters.

October Bulletin Board Ideas: Three bulletin board ideas and patterns for October, including Halloween symbols, pumpkins, and bats – with ideas to have students add to the boards.


owl theme bulletin board idea

Owl-Themed Bulletin Board: A quizzical owl sitting on a branch of a tree asks about the good student work displayed on this bulletin board. Included in the unit are teacher directions (with additional suggestions for writing riddles), caption letters, and an owl.



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Contributing Writer

Image of Theresa WoolerTheresa Wooler has more than 10 years’ experience in K–6 classrooms as a parent volunteer, has taught high school English, and is currently involved in education through Evan-Moor’s marketing communications team.

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