Fall Bulletin Board Ideas

orange leaf with words RAKE - RAKING

The best fall bulletin board ideas are those that are simple to make, fun to see, and help to reinforce important skills. This bulletin board is all of those.  Plus, your students help to make it!

Falling into Suffixes

Variations: Falling into Plurals, Falling for Prefixes, Falling For Math Facts


Falling into Suffixes - Fall bulletin board


1. Use a white or light blue background and brown, black or dark orange lettering.

2. Cut a simple tree design out of a brown paper. (You could even use the inside of a large paper grocery bag or two.)

3. Print our leaf and acorn patterns. Have each student cut out one or more shapes from red, yellow, orange or green paper. Instruct each person to write a base word and another word with a suffix as shown. (Adapt for alternate titles.)

yellow leaf with words WIND/WINDY

See our list of suffixes for further information.

4. Attach the leaves and acorns under the tree and around the border of the display.

5. Encourage students to add more leaves throughout the fall with words they encounter in their reading.

More Fall Bulletin Board Ideas

Cornucopia Thanksgiving bulletin board

You may also be interested in our Cornucopia Thanksgiving bulletin board. It, too, is flexible and can be made mostly by your students. You just may be thankful you found it!

Winter Bulletin Boards

Snowman Winter Bulletin Board

After you've finished with fall bulletin board ideas, you'll need some winter bulletin boards! Ours are great  for early learners. Turn your  bulletin board into a word wall for almost any assortment of wintertime words! We also have a Penguin Winter Bulletin Board for all ages.

Christmas stocking bulletin board

Our Christmas bulletin boards also provide for student participation. Once again, there are many possible variations. One is bound to work for your classroom!

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