November has a variety of holidays and seasonal festivities to celebrate in your classroom. In this season of thanks, engage your students with some creative fall-inspired bulletin board ideas. Whether you want to showcase Thanksgiving, Election Day, or the fall season, we’ve got you covered. Check out this list of 17 of our favorite November bulletin board ideas.
1. Honoring Native historical figures
November is Native American Heritage Month. Inspire your students by creating this board featuring Native historical figures that made an impact on the world.
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2. Gobble up a good book
Looking for a fun, visual way to get students excited about reading? This turkey-themed board will do the trick. Cut out a turkey from construction paper and print your book covers of choice to complete this engaging board.
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3. A great crop of kids!
Your students will love this corn crop bulletin board idea that calls them out by name. The 3D element really makes it POP!
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4. National STEAM Day
Encourage your students to engage in STEAM activities for National STEAM Day with this fun board. Include bright colors and clip art to really make it stand out.
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5. Football goals writing prompt
Fall means it’s finally football season. These football-shaped writing prompts will be a touchdown for your class. Simple but effective!
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6. World Kindness Day
Celebrate World Kindness Day by encouraging kind behavior from your kids with this simple, interactive board.
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7. DIY pie writing prompts
Keep your eye on the pie with these adorable writing prompts. Have your students fill out their favorite pie flavor and cut out pie shapes to achieve this board.
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8. Turkey Trot with verbs
Turn turkey time into a fun way to practice verbs. Students can write down their favorite verb to create this unique November bulletin board idea.
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9. Election Day character candidate
This idea from the Corner on Character blog is perfect for a November bulletin board idea. Students will love coming up with their ideal “character candidate.”
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10. A cornucopia of gratitude
Thanksgiving is all about appreciating what we have, so why not create this awesome gratitude board? Students can create their own pumpkins and cornucopias to add to the fall theme.
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11. Reading leaves you happy
We love this adorable reading tree complete with a leaf border. Your kids will definitely want to pick up a book after seeing this friendly face.
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12. Full tummies make thankful hearts
Food is a big part of what makes November so special. Your students will adore this Thanksgiving bulletin board that showcases all of their favorite foods!
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13. Acorns and bushels of apples
Create a friendly fall environment in your classroom with these cute acorns falling off a tree. Add some bushels of apples and you are all set!
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14. 3D scarecrow for good grades
Encourage those good grades with a not-so-scary scarecrow. The crows sitting on a fence tie it all together to create the perfect November bulletin board idea.
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15. Owl you need is family
Celebrate your students’ families during the season of thanks with this hootiful family tree bulletin board. They will absolutely love seeing their loved ones’ pictures in the classroom.
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16. Compound-word turkeys
A creative way to teach about compound words is with this adorable turkey board. Attach the words as the turkeys’ feathers to complete this crowd-pleasing November bulletin board.
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17. This turkey is tie-rific
We love this creative tie-rific turkey. Ask your students to bring in a tie to really personalize your turkey friend for the holiday.
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