If you are not a teacher then you have probably been a student. As a student or teacher you know the importance of decorating your classroom well. You know that decorations in the classroom are more than just pretty stuff to hang on the walls. They are teaching tools that help to encourage and excite your students. As you know, being a teacher is part professor and part entertainer. You need to know how to do all sorts of things, and one thing you need to know how to do is decorate a classroom in a fun and informative way. One of the most important spaces in a classroom is the walls. Bulletin boards are thus one of the teacher’s best friends because they provide the opportunity to decorate the walls of your room, and to change the decorations constantly. In fact this abillity to change the decorations at will is what really makes the bulletin board a great tool. You can make announcenments, write down rules, put up examples of good work, and you can make holiday themed bulletin boards. For example, you could have Christmas themed bulletin board or you could have a thanksgiving themed board complete with little paper turkeys. There are all sorts of possiblities when it comes to representing holidays on your bulletin boards. But what will you do for Valentine’s day? There is allot more to do than just cutting out colored hearts and pasting them on the board. There are lots of great sources for good bulletin board ideas when it comes to Valentine’s days. Listed bellow are some great sources for Valentine’s day boards and for all sorts of different themed bulletin boards:
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These are just a few of many websites that contain great information on Valentine’s day bulletin boards.There are lots of other good sources for ideas. One is other teachers. Every good teacher with the resources has spent some time building great bulletin boards. Realize that these teachers, if they have been around for some time, have probably made many of these bulletin boards. They have made them for valentine’s day and they probably have some great ideas for making valentine’s day bulletin boards. Another great source of ideas are the children that you teach or mentor. These children are naturally creative, and if you help them participate in the creative process you will not only come up with something highly original, but something that the children can be proud of for years. This will also take the stress of you as a teacher, which is always a welcome break.
Another great source of information for any creative endeavor is yourself. Never count yourself out. Just like the children you teach, you have a creative spark that can help to light a remarkable creative fire. There are sll sorts of creative possibilities inside your head that you have not yet unlocked. Try to find ways to unlock this creative energy and you will have all sorts of ideas for great bulletin boards.
The great Valentine’s day bulletin board will teach your students great things about the holiday. It will teach them that valentine’s day is really about love and about giving to others. It will teach them the proper way to honor the holiday and how to appropriately give gifts to other people on Valentine’s day. It will also be entertaining and fun for the students and will help them to realize that learning is very fun and especially in your class. Good luck with you bulletin board!
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