It is easy to make reading bulletin boards for your classroom. To make a bulletin board that promotes a love for reading, it can feature a famous quote about reading, a humorous message, or a collection of motivational reading posters. These bulletin boards can be displayed in your reading nook or over your library area.
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How to Make Reading Bulletin Boards
To make a reading bulletin board, you can use a complete bulletin board set with pictures, headings and cutouts, or you can use an array of reading posters to make a bulletin board. Reading bulletin boards can be put on classroom walls, whiteboards, and doors. See examples below.
Reading Bulletin Boards on Walls
Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader: This reading bulletin board set comes with the words and the cutouts. The tree bulletin board is made with confetti circle letters and a woodland tree. The bright colorful bulletin board has reading banner posters from Sproutbrite.
One book can change the world bulletin board: This bulletin board features the quote by Malala Yousafzai. The butterflies look so real.
‘Reading is to the Mind, As Exercise is to the Body’ bulletin board: This bulletin board explains that reading grows and strengthens the mind.
Reading Strategy Bulletin Boards: This keys to reading bulletin board has reading strategy posters along with a heading and cutouts. The strategies are preview, infer, connect, visualize, summarize, predict, evaluate, and question. I found another reading strategy bulletin board with six strategies explained, a ‘reading is thinking’ header, and cutouts.
Classroom Door or Library Door Reading Bulletin Boards
Reading Gives you Wings Door Bulletin Board: This set comes with words and large cutouts, which make it suitable for a door bulletin board. There were a lot of butterflies left over for the teacher to put on her cupboards.
Reading is an Adventure: This is a bulletin board set that is used on a classroom door. It is great for any outdoors theme like a camping, Spring, Summer, or an adventure theme.
More door bulletin boards for reading will be added as I find them.
Reading Bulletin Boards made with Posters
Use A ‘Reading Can’ Header: Use a poster set to show all the benefits of reading. This is used with a rainbow theme since the posters are so colorful. Rainbow border trims and a large rainbow garland are added to match the posters.
Bright colors on chalkboard themed reading posters: This set of reading posters make a beautiful bulletin board for a classroom library.
Interactive Poster Bulletin Board for Close Reading: This poster set has more parts than what is shown in the picture. It includes a dry-erase prompt poster for students to prove their answers by showing evidence.
Keep it simple with posters only: You can just place an array of posters on your wall and frame them to make tgem pop. This set of reading posters were framed with dollar tree frames. The other poster reads ‘reading is an adventure that nener ends’.
Reading Banners for Reading Bulletin Boards
These reading banners can either be placed above your bulletin board or be the featured text withing your reading bulletin board. See examples below.
A ‘Reading Will’ Poster Banner Set: Show all the things that reading will do for a reader with this poster set. It is a Sproutbrite creation that can go on your classroom wall or in your reading nook. It reads ‘Reading will expand your mind, shape your dreams, take you on an adventure, and inspire you to think big’. The bulletin board with the hot air balloons used balloon wall decals and a cloud background.
Seasonal Reading Bulletin Board
Winter Reading Bulletin Board: This bulletin board is Winter themed. It reads ‘Chill out with a Good Book’. To recreate it, you will need silver sparkle letters, snowflake cutouts, a dark blue background, and snowflake borders.
More seasonal reading bulletin boards will be added as I find them.
You may also be interested in this post about hands-on reading and spelling activities. For making your bulletin boards stay up on cinder block walls, I have some helpful tips for you in this blog post.
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