It’s Good to Be Back Bulletin Board

31 Aug

Back to school sunflowers

School is finally starting in the Pacific Northwest.  We have a late start here compared to other regions of the United States..  I am returning to my main school from last year and adding a  new charter school as well.  The charter school has middle school students so I may get a little more variety this year with the age range. I have had middle school students in the past and enjoy working with this age group.  It is always fun to hear about the latest fads.

I needed a new bulletin board for back to school night and the start of school.  I decided to make something  that would be able to switch to the Fall season.  That happens pretty quickly so  back to school doesn’t stay up very long.  The bee is our school mascot so I have handy bee note papers.  I decided the slogan “It’s good to be back”  would be a nice  play on words. Bees go with flowers and sunflowers are a common Fall flower. That all led me to this video on how to make sunflowers.  It turned out  to be  a fairly simple flower to make. You can click on the title to get the directions.

Sunflower How to Vdeo

Sometimes dog walks give you a good appreciation of nature  and nature gives free material for crafts.  On a dog walk I noticed that the back end of pine cones look similar to the center of the sunflower. I clipped off the end of some pine cones and glued them to the center of my flowers.  Mine turned out to look like this.

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I added some green construction paper leaves.  There you have a sunflower bulletin board that didn’t take long to make at all.   I am sure students would enjoy making the sunflowers.  It may be worthy of a nature walk if you have trees with pine cones nearby.

 

 

cjmonty

I am an ASHA certified Speech and Language Pathologist working in the public school systems 30 plus years.

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