The right bulletin board sets the tone in a classroom. When you’re already doing so much, though, it can be hard to come up with good ideas for a bulletin board refresh. Fortunately, teachers love to share! We’ve found some of the best, most inspiring April bulletin boards to help you transform your space. Whether you want to focus on Financial Literacy Month, National Poetry Month, Earth Day, Shakespeare’s birthday, Autism Awareness Month, or even the spring season, there should be something for everyone!
Want the cheeriest of spring bulletin boards? Here are some basic supplies to get you started. Then check out the list of 20 bulletin boards and doors below for inspiration.
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- Bulletin borders: Globe border | Rainbow border | Confetti bulletin border
- Accessories: Spring scrapbook paper | Push pins | Tissue paper
1. The ABC’s of Saving Money
April is Financial Literacy Month! Get your students learning tips about saving money with this fun, interactive bulletin board.
Source: University of Nebraska – Lincoln Housing
2. Everyday Earth Day
Earth Day is April 22nd. This adorable April bulletin board features student self portraits around a globe.
3. Ways To Take Care of the Earth
This interactive board wins for our favorite April bulletin board! QR codes and the beautiful tissue paper globe help usher in Earth Day.
Source: Fictional Stories in Science
4. Love Our Earth
Showcase your recycling with this newspaper background!
Source: Organized Classroom
5. Life is Not Waiting for the Storm to Pass … It’s Learning to Dance in the Rain
This bright hallway bulletin board features student art projects for all to see.
6. Figurative Language & Poetry
Showcase student poetry during National Poetry Month.
7. Please Pick a Poem For Your Pocket
Have your students pick their favorite poems to carry around with them … and even share with family and friends.
Source: Hanging Laundry on the Line
8. Push Pin Poetry
We love this bulletin board take on magnetic poetry. Print vocabulary words and let your students rearrange them into poems!
Source: ResLife Crafts
9. Recycle, Reuse
This teacher provides directed drawing activities and then pairs them with a bulletin board display!
10. Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Celebrate spring training with a baseball-themed bulletin board.
11. We Love Our Earth
We love the writing and artwork featured on this Earth Day board.
12. Shakespeare Quotes
Shakespeare’s birthday is the perfect time to showcase famous quotes and his plays.
13. Things We Say Today That We Owe to Shakespeare
Words and phrases that celebrate The Bard.
Source: Melissa Collins
14. Autism Awareness is Blooming
April is Autism Awareness Month, and we love this bulletin board featuring flowers and student photos.
Source: Jordan Thomson
Another great bulletin board or door for Autism Awareness.
16. We “Bee”lieve We’ll Do Well
Get your students ready for testing with this inspirational bulletin board.
17. When It Rains
Embrace the rain with this bulletin board featuring second grade writing.
18. Rain or Shine, We Learn All the Time!
Wishing for warm weather with this adorable spring bulletin board.
19. April Showers Bring May Flowers
This adorable bulletin board features student handprints and photos along with a paper chain rainbow!
20. Our Classroom is in Full Bloom
Decorate the bulletin board with fun flower cutouts. Get students involved and turn it into an arts and crafts project.
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