Creative bulletin boards can be used to teach, entice, and amuse students. However, teachers often encounter a variety of problems as they begin stapling together all the pieces. Thankfully, most of these problems can be easily fixed.
Problem: You do not have enough matching letters to spell out your sentence.
Solution: Emphasize key words by using a different font.
Problem: You cannot hang letters in a straight line.
Solution: Purposefully and artfully hang them crooked.
Problem: You don’t have time to change your background paper.
Solution: Leave paper on the board from the previous board.
Problem: You don’t have enough border.
Solution: Use multiple borders or only place border along the sides.