Pinterest-inspired decorating in the library! 2nd graders made dots after reading The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. The picked out "frames" and signed their art. Then I laminated the dots and strung them together using paperclips. They definitely make the library more colorful!

Dot Day Display

Summer reading picks

Reading Strategies

Definition of Reading Genres

From the book THE DOT by Peter Reynolds @FableVision Learning LLC

Neat display...could also do with photos of kids reading displayed to spell read

Objective: After reading The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds, students will "make their mark" by creating an original dot artwork.

March Madness for the library

One of the first projects my first graders made were these “All About Me Crayons”. We started the day by reading the book The Day the Crayons Quit, which is super funny and adorable. Then, they traced a crayon template and drew the wavy black lines of the wrapper. They chose their favorite color for … … Continue reading →

At the end of the school year each student picks his/her favorite book they've read that year. Then on a piece of card stock they draw an illustration and write a brief summary of their chosen book. Create a cute reading display with the card stock books and student pictures.

"Reading Helps Your Mind Blossom" is a lovely title for a spring bulletin board that highlights reading.

Reading Bulletin Board Ideas

Read the book The Dot and we talk about how art can start with a simple dot.  Each child then gets to make a dot of their own.  When they are finished we glue it to a gold colored paper and use gold marker to make swirls.  They frame it in "swirly gold" just like the art teacher in the story does.


Where will reading take you? Library Bulletin Board Idea

LOVE THIS!!! This teacher holds a "reading raffle" and students enter their tickets in the bins with the book they most want to win. :} Tickets earned through behavior and responsibility... Hold the raffle once a month...

super cute bulletin board display

Reading and technology classroom door decor and bulletin board. All apps are real and support reading and language arts skills and strategies.

Dot display--whenever kids read a book they can put the name of it on a dot and place it on a display wall--great idea!

Dry erase frames for objectives - I should do this for each grade level K-5.