Fall themed bulletin board ideas using recycled materials are inexpensive and fun to create. These bulletin board ideas will embody the fall theme while being eco-friendly. This article will provide you with step-by-step instructions on creating fall themed bulletin board ideas using recycled materials.
Apples are a classic fall theme, and they are a great focal point for a bulletin board using recycled materials. For this bulletin board idea have students bring in old magazines from home. You will also need Blue butcher paper, scissors, cardboard, a pencil, and markers. Start this bulletin board idea by creating an apple shaped template using the cardboard and pencil. Remember to include an apple stem and leaf in your template.
Cover the bulletin board with the blue paper, and help kids look through the magazines. Help kids look for a page that does not have a lot of print and has an image or color they like. Instruct the students to place the apple template on the page and trace it with the pencil. Help students cut out the apples and attach them to the bulletin board. This fall themed bulletin board idea can include a quote about how students are unique.
Fall is harvest time and this bulletin board idea uses recycled materials to create a harvest basket. For this fall themed bulletin board idea you will need patterned wrapping paper, butcher paper, a large cardboard box, markers, scissors, old magazines, construction paper, and pencils. Start by covering the bottom of the bulletin board with the wrapping paper and the top of the board with the butcher paper.
Then use the markers to draw a large basket shape on the cardboard box. Cut the basket out and place it on top of the wrapping paper covered part of the bulletin board. Then help students draw different fruit and vegetable shapes on the construction paper. Everyone can stick with the same shape or kids can make all different shapes. Younger kids can use premade templates for this part of the project.
Then help students look through the magazine for colors associated with the fruit or vegetable they drew. They should cut out these pieces of recycled magazine and glue them to the paper shape. When the glue has dried they should write their names on them and place them in the basket by attaching them to the bulletin board.
Creating fall themed bulletin board ideas using recycled materials is a positive way to create something beautiful with students while recycling. These bulletin board ideas are easy and inexpensive, and they will make your fall bulletin board unique.