Also on these boards
Make your own class lift-the-flap book! Kids LOVE a lift-the-flap book with their own picture in it. A great project for the beginning of the school year.
Cool Bulletin Board idea to "spotlight" a student or famous person. I would do both. Maybe every week a different actor, playwright, designer, etc to research to extra credit or a weekly report, and every now and then a student, to make them feel special having been up on the same wall as a big name.
Ideas for setting up anchor-chart friendly bulletin boards! From: Ms. Lilypad's Primary Pond (Blog)
Bulletin Board Ideas! A great blog post with the Top 10 Ways to Make Your Bulletin Boards Pop! LOVE this!!!
Love this for a bulletin board backdrop. Maybe a picture of each child on the first day of school inside the circles. Or a short piece of writing, cut into a circle. I do have a bit of a tree obsession when it comes to bulletin boards/wall art! And if it's 60's folk art, that's even better.