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Friday, July 27, 2012

My First Bulletin Board

Since I am still home, I haven't really done any bulletin boards yet. I have a feeling that I will be done quite a few over the next few weeks as I am helping a friend set up her classroom and shadowing her for the first few weeks of school.

I should have taken a before picture but I didn't. I had a medium sized bulletin board at home that I used to use for homeschooling, then when I worked at home it was in my office, and now it just kinda hung out in the hallway collecting dust.

I decided to snag it for my classroom and created this:


I used the fabric I had that matches my banner for the center. I purchased it for a different project but it ended up being too dark for that. Then I used a red wavy border backwards and then the black and white scrolly border is hot glued to the frame.

My inspiration was from Mrs. Noble's class. I am not sure what happened but her classroom site is gone now. =( So all you have is this picture and some others I have.


I love the idea of having somewhere to stick reminders for the students and extra copies of fliers that went home. This will reduce some of those "Mrs. Poland... what are we having for lunch? When is ....? questions.

Do you have a place in your room to place reminders and extra papers? If not, how do you manage these items? 

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9 Comments:

At July 27, 2012 at 5:39 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At July 27, 2012 at 7:42 AM , Blogger Deanna Schuler said...

Great idea Misty! I love the idea of having a reminder board! Very good idea!

 
At July 27, 2012 at 6:22 PM , Blogger Corrina Allen said...

I'm working on my reminders bulletin board next week - it will work as a combo schedule with a whiteboard calendar attached for students to write down upcoming events and birthdays, etc... In fact, I think that will be one of my classroom jobs this year. :-)

Corrina
Mrs. Allen’s 5th Grade Files

 
At July 27, 2012 at 10:35 PM , Blogger Layla Wiedrick Henry said...

You have so many great ideas! Come check out my blog:
Fancy Free in Fourth
I love connecting with other 4th grade teachers!

 
At July 28, 2012 at 8:27 AM , Blogger Jessica said...

Now I am your newest follower. Thanks for everything, you ladies are awesome.Jessica
Tales-of-a-first-grade-teacher.blogspot.com

 
At July 28, 2012 at 7:54 PM , Blogger Shannon said...

I need to make a reminder/notices board-had totally forgotten to put that on my list!! Thanks! :)

Shannon
http://www.irunreadteach.wordpress.com

 
At July 30, 2012 at 10:11 AM , Blogger Hodgesgal said...

wow, I have an old cork board just lying around here... thanks for the inspiration!

Hodges Herald

 
At July 30, 2012 at 10:35 AM , Blogger forkin4th said...

Love the idea of a reminder board. Yay for Monday Made It's linkup party!
:) Antonia @ forkin4th

 
At July 30, 2012 at 5:16 PM , Blogger Sue Lattea said...

Your reminder board looks terrific. I have a bulletin board right inside the door of my classroom that I use to hang extra papers and a lunch menu on. Mine doesn't look nearly as good as yours does. You have inspired me to do a bulletin board make over.

Sue

A Rainbow of Teaching

 

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