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All Students Can Shine: Tissue Paper Border - A Tutorial

Tissue Paper Border - A Tutorial

Hi everyone, I’m here to show you how I made my tissue paper border for my bulletin board. I posted a picture of it on Instagram last week and I was blown away with all the requests for a tutorial! So, as promised, I'm going to show you how it's done :) I know, I know... This border looks difficult! I guarantee that it will be the easiest thing you have ever done and you will LOVE all the compliments from your students, parents, and colleagues! Here we go... First, you need to choose 3…

My first bulletin board of the new school year! August/September 2015. The small student apples will have pics on them after school starts and I can take the pics. I didn't want to post student pics on Pinterest. :) We are a small Lutheran Christian school.

My first bulletin board of the new school year! August/September 2015. The small student apples will have pics on them after school starts and I can take the pics. I didn't want to post student pics on Pinterest. :) We are a small Lutheran Christian school.

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I Am an Artist

"I am a reader," "I am a mathematician." So many ways you could go with this theme.

Dr. Seuss Themed Back To School Bulletin Board Idea

Oh, The Places You'll Go! - Dr. Seuss Themed Back-To-School Board

Photo Source: Ashley Cahill

Checkout this great post on Bulletin Board Ideas! Attendance wall at Straub Elementary School in Maysville, KY.

Glad To "Sea" You! - Ocean Themed Perfect Attendance Back-To-School Display

Photo Source: Tammy White Photo Source: Tammy White

Back To School Bulletin Board Idea

First Day of School Puzzle Mural

Along with orienting your new students to the classroom and classroom procedures, the first few days of school provide a great opportunity for some community building exercises. A few years ago we featured this fabulous board and thought it offered a great jumping off point for a collaborative project as well as classroom decoration for the first few weeks of school! "I Am Unique" Puzzle Piece Craftivity We love using the puzzle illustration to show students that each of them, with their…

Now this is some whole body handwriting practice - pool noodle pencil that writes'

Pool Noodle Pencil (that writes!)

I am still in the process of planning a back to school party for my girls and my sister's boys. We are going to take beginning of the school year pictures with the kiddos and I have been making a couple of giant school supply props for the pictures. This giant pencil was super easy to make and the best part is that it actually writes. I couldn't find any pool noodles in the stores this time of summer, so I snagged a couple from my parents house. (They have a pool) The main part if the pencil…

"Students and I liked this creative alternative to traditional biographies so much that I decided we'd have to make our Dr. Seuss one" "Students get to choose which facts they include/feel are most important about Seuss" (from The Inspired Classroom)

The Inspired Classroom

This blog is just my little space for sharing lessons I've developed for my classroom and ideas that inspire my teaching.

Bulletin Board Hack  Looking for an easy, inexpensive, clever idea to dress up your classroom bulletin boards? Wrapping Paper to the RESCUE! 3 great reasons to use it and how to spot the kind that will work best for you.

Wrapping Paper to the Rescue

Bulletin Board Hack Looking for an easy, inexpensive, clever idea to dress up your classroom bulletin boards? Wrapping Paper to the RESCUE! 3 great reasons to use it and how to spot the kind that will work best for you.