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
Count down to the end of the school year with these balloons that are filled with surprises for each student!
Asian American and Pacific Islander 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
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
Showcase new releases, trending now, and fun suggestions with this Netflix-inspired board for Book Week.
Read Something Cool This Summer
Encourage them to continue reading during the break!
Teaching is a Work of Heart
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6 in 2022. Mark your calendars!
Thank You Teachers & Staff
Let every teacher in your school know how much they matter!
Before They Were Stars
Kids will love seeing pictures of their teachers as young students!
May the Fourth Be With You
May 4th is Star Wars Day! Celebrate with this fun May bulletin board idea.
Happy Mother’s Day
Mothers come in all shapes and sizes—let’s celebrate them all!
Talking about feelings is a great way to honor Mental Health Awareness Month.
On May 30, 2022, we pay our respects on Memorial Day.
Looking Back at Our Year
Take time to reflect on how far you’ve come together!
What a Sun-Sational Year!
This is a sweet way to brighten your classroom!
Looking Fly for Spring
Tissue paper and leaves frame this fun idea for a May bulletin board.
We Love Our Teachers and Staff to Pieces!
What a “sweet” way to show your appreciation!