Hi everyone! I am trying to think of a great BB for December. I have had 3 great ones and would like to keep the flow going. Does anyone have anything to share? I have been doing mostly writing themes but I was wondering if anyone had a great math board they'd like to share, but I am not limiting myself to math, any ideas are welcomed. Thanks to everyone and hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. Elsamiquell
I have little Christmas Trees for each student (cut out of construction paper)...and I put those peppermint candies on each tree (to look like ornaments)...enough for each school day until Christmas Break. The students count each day the number left on their tree...they pull of one per day.
I teach K....but in first, you could have them write subtraction sentences, etc.
who loves to do creative things. She made a gingerbread house out of a cardboard box for my bulletin board last year. There are different kinds of candies on the house. I was thinking you could put questions like, "How many peppermints and candy canes all together?" or "How many more licorice sticks than gumdrops?" I saved the house from last year and will use it over and over. I don't know if you were looking for anything that time consuming, but some teachers enjoy making creative bulletin boards.
I have a large Christmas tree light pattern. The kids write things they can do to help others and go over the text with black marker. Then they color the bulbs, I hang them and connect them with thin, glittery tinsel garland. The caption reads "We can light the world with kindness."
You are all so great. I love every idea and my creative juices are going crazy!! I 've had black paper on my bullentin board since Oct. when we did a board with bats that had "at" word sentences written on them. Then in Nov. I kept the paper and the kiddos did a "small moment" with houses that had pictures of them with their families and a small moment booklet. It was really great. We added stars and it looked like a map of a small town at night. It was great. So the Dove scene would be perfect. Inside the classroom I have a bb that needs to be changed and my door needs decorating too! I am creative I just get blogged up! But thanks to all of you things are looking pretty cool! Thanks again
I'm a new teacher, but so far i've enjoyed the creative part of being a teacher the best. i'm doing a couple of bulletin boards for the season. One we are going to do the camouflaged gingerbread men. they took that project home this week and its due on monday. i'll make the bulletin board from foil, to look like a cookie sheet. i may have the students do a writing assignment to go with this board. the other one i'm going to do are glyphs. but a little differently than a K class would do. we are going to make gifts, and make them from different colors of foam/paper stuff. each color will represent a talent or gift that student has, or other things about that student. the bows will be made of pipe cleaners. however, the students are going to interview thier partner, and then do a glyph about thier partner, rather than themselves. we will talk about how everyone offers something different to the class/world. (i'm at a christian school, so i will talk about the fruits of the spirit as well). then, they will write sentences about what they learned about thier partner. "Audrey is very good at math. Audrey loves to give to others..." This will all be written on Christmas themed computer paper that we're going to glitter. They will have to tell the glass what they learned about thier partner- and end it with _________ is a gift to our class". The title of this board will be something like "Our First Graders are a Gift From God"...or something catchy. Just an idea. If you need more info, because its confusing just ask. I"m on my day 5 of a headache this week, so i'm not making a ton of sense . Good Luck!
I have a picture of a gift box with a little girl coming out of it. It came out of an old bulletin board book. Anyway, I use to put it up with a caption that said, "If I Could Give Any Gift...". Then I had my students write about what gift they would give to someone else if they could give any gift without worrying about money. Some were very sentimental.
I had my students make holiday pictures using geometric shapes. They used construction paper and cut out circles, squares, rectangles, and triangles and then used those to make Santas, reindeer, snowmen, and Christmas trees (with presents underneath made out of squares!). They got to pick two of those to make and glued their creation on a sheet of paper and drew a winter/holiday scene around it. I put them on a bulletin board with a sign that said Happy Holidays. It's more of an art project, than a math activity, but since they are dealing with shapes and symmetry it could be counted as a math activity.
I have a theme to use for winter quarter or a larger class could use for one month. I will cover the board with blue Christmas paper. I use white snow covering for snow and I have a bare tree branch at the top corner (cut from brown paper). I will then add snowflakes (either purchased or self made). I will put an outline of a snowman and each week the children come to Sunday School they get to put a snowflake on the snowman until he is filled in. This will help to build the snowman and attendance. I only have 9 kids in my class right now but praying for more.
Titled Travel to Egypt Have pictures of the Country or state you want to use Have 1 set of ?'s and one set matching (answers) This can be used with any grade level on any math problems from the kinder gardener to the high schooler they will not only be learning math but a little history too. If you work your math problems in with the country or state you choose. Design is easy I'm using pyramids with my Egypt theme. any ?,s just post your re-quest.