August. Depending on your state, it’s either the end of summer school or the back-to-school month. Either way, we’ve got loads of August bulletin board ideas.
Bulletin Board Ideas for August
August is the official back-to-school month, so this month may mark your first bulletin board of the new school year.
If your school starts after Labor Day, your August bulletin board will be geared toward summer school, summer fun, or one of the national days of the month.
- August 2 – National Ice Cream Sundae Day
- August 3 – National Watermelon Day
- August 7 – National Lighthouse Day
- August 16 – National Tell a Joke Day
- August 26 – Dog Appreciation Day
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20 August Bulletin Board Ideas
Get inspiration from these twenty different bulletin boards. They range from simple to super crafty!
Kindergarten Bulletin Board
This bulletin board idea for August features student work inspired by the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.
This teacher swaps out the bulletin board’s title and displays different 8×11 student work each month.
It’s a no-fuss approach to bulletin board design!
Donut Stress Bulletin Board
I love this cute message to lower the anxiety in the classroom.
Whether your students are anxious about end of summer school tests or the new school environment, they will smile at this August bulletin board idea.
Stick Together Bulletin Board
Start building classroom community from day one with this bright back-to-school bulletin board.
The Pigeon Goes Back to School Bulletin Board
How easy and adorable is this bulletin board?
Ask your students to color a printout of the pigeon at Back-to-School Night or on the first day of school.
Then cut out and staple the pigeons for the sweetest and most literary August Bulletin board ideas!
LEGO Bulletin Board
Here’s a fun back-to-school bulletin board with a LEGO theme.
Library Back to School Bulletin Board
Copy the covers of some favorite books and give them giant googly eyes.
This is an unforgettable bulletin board from the August bulletin board ideas list.
Polaroid Back to School Bulletin Board
This picture-perfect bulletin board requires only a Polaroid camera and some bright lettering.
Emoji Bulletin Board
Use your color printer to create an emoji and Bitmoji bulletin board.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Bulletin Board
Here’s another bulletin board idea based on the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.
Students love to see their names in the classroom when they arrive.
Write their name on the die-cut initial letter.
Move Mountains Bulletin Board
This board is optimistic and attention-grabbing.
It will be a true focal point in the classroom.
Crayon Bulletin Board
Here is another way to introduce the names of students in your class. Give them each a crayon!
Super Simple Bulletin Board
Are you up to your eyeballs in back-to-school prep?
Keep it simple with this bulletin board.
All you need is colored paper, a fun board, and a printer.
This is one of the August bulletin board ideas involving minimal prep but yielding maximum effectiveness!
Cue the Confetti Bulletin Board
This board works equally well to mark the end of summer school or the start of a new school year.
Sorting Hat Bulletin Board
This adorable Harry Potter-themed bulletin board requires only that you have the artistic talent to draw the sorting hat itself.
Larger Than Life Bulletin Board
This bulletin board is bright and creative.
It’s perfect if you have a large amount of space to cover.
Bee a Great Year Bulletin Board
This bulletin board is attention-grabbing.
It’s perfect for a classroom with a bee theme.
S’more Bulletin Board
Lean into National S’more Day with this bulletin board idea.
Zest Year Ever Bulletin Board Idea
Calling all lemon lovers!
This board checks the box of August-themed and back-to-school-themed!
Retro-Themed Bulletin Board
This bulletin board uses an atypical color scheme. What else can you say? It’s groovy!
Friends Themed Bulletin Board
Regardless of whether your students get the TV reference, this is an awesome bulletin board.
August Bulletin Board Ideas for Every Personality
It’s time to decide on your classroom vibe. You want it to reflect your personality and the mindset you want your students to have.
Choose the bulletin board to match that vision. (And keep in mind the art savvy you’ll need to pull it off.)
You are sure to find one that suits from this list of August bulletin board ideas.