Bulletin Board Ideas for the Preschool Classroom
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Do you ever feel pressured to put the most aesthetically-pleasing bulletin boards in your classroom? 

We've all been there! 

Creating eye-catching bulletin boards can become a chore that takes up way too much time!

And this is exactly what I discuss in this week's episode of Elevating Early Childhood, with my amazing guest, the brilliant Matt Halpern.

Matt has taught early elementary school for almost two decades. He is also a speaker and the author of Look at My Happy Rainbow: My Journey as a Male Kindergarten Teacher

And today, he's here to discuss the walls in our classrooms!


Let's dive in!


Key Takeaways:

Do aesthetically-pleasing bulletin boards really matter? (00:00)

Are you spending your own money on your classroom? (02:37)

The pressure of being a new teacher (08:07)

The classroom is the children's space (15:57)

Teach smarter, not harder (20:41)

How to include the children in decorating the classroom (23:12)

The more you do it, the bigger it gets (26:14)

My bulletin board philosophy (30:57)

Over decorated classrooms can cause overstimulation in students (33:54)

Matt's best advice (39:02)


Additional Resources:

- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.

- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.

- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.

- Visit Matt’s website here

Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.

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Onward & Upward!

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