16 Uplifting May Bulletin Boards for Classrooms

Star Wars Day, Memorial Day, Mental Health Awareness Month, and more!

May bulletin boards that show a countdown to the end of the year and a Star Wars day bulletin board side by side.

We’ve spent nearly a whole school year in the classroom, and we’re in the homestretch. It’s the perfect time to change things up and brighten up our learning space. May has a variety of different days to celebrate, so we’ve put together this list of fun and uplifting May bulletin boards for inspiration. Find ideas for Star Wars Day, Book Week, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, Teacher Appreciation, and so much more!

Want the cheeriest of May bulletin boards? Here are some basic supplies to get you started. Then check out the list below for inspiration.

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Best Class Ever

Best Class Ever Bulletin Board

Count down to the end of the school year with these balloons that are filled with surprises for each student!

Source: @kelsiesclassroom

Asian American and Pacific Islander Month


  Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Month. Use this opportunity to start a conversation that lasts all year round.

Source: Kristy Hall

Teachers Read Too

Teachers Read Too Bulletin Board

Children’s Book Week is May 2-8 in 2022! Showcase what teachers are reading with this fun bulletin board idea.

Source: Read With Me ABC


Bookfilx Board

Showcase new releases, trending now, and fun suggestions with this Netflix-inspired board for Book Week.

Source @EYFS_MissB

Read Something Cool This Summer

Read Something Cool This Summer bulletin board

Encourage them to continue reading during the break!

Source: @tinalara3

Teaching is a Work of Heart

Teaching is a work of art may bulletin board

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6 in 2022. Mark your calendars!

Source: @JMorales_LCES

Thank You Teachers & Staff

Thank you teachers & staff bulletin board

Let every teacher in your school know how much they matter!

Source: @PS116NYC

Before They Were Stars

Before they were famous teacher appreciation

Kids will love seeing pictures of their teachers as young students!

Source: @SEM_Dalers

May the Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth Be With You Star Wars bulletin board

May 4th is Star Wars Day! Celebrate with this fun May bulletin board idea.

Source: @NtmLibAsst

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother's Day bulletin board

Mothers come in all shapes and sizes—let’s celebrate them all!

Source: @plant_s_lover

Emotion Control

Emotion Control bulletin board

Talking about feelings is a great way to honor Mental Health Awareness Month.

Source: @littlewonderschildcare

We Remember

We Remember Memorial Day bulletin board

On May 30, 2022, we pay our respects on Memorial Day.

Source: @missnuccio

Looking Back at Our Year

Looking back at our year

Take time to reflect on how far you’ve come together!

Source: @whitestreakwonder

What a Sun-Sational Year!

What a Sun-Sational Year

This is a sweet way to brighten your classroom!

Source: @3rdgradepineapples

Looking Fly for Spring

Looking fly for spring

Tissue paper and leaves frame this fun idea for a May bulletin board.

Source: @sgarcia_1988

We Love Our Teachers and Staff to Pieces!

We love our teachers and staff bulletin board

What a “sweet” way to show your appreciation!

Source: @Mrs_KPickering

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16 Uplifting May Bulletin Boards for Classrooms