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DIY Classroom Birthday Board: A Step-by-Step Guide

In a sea of students, recognizing each child and making them feel special can sometimes feel challenging.  And if we know anything about kids, it’s that birthdays are a BIG deal. Lucky for you, I have ideas to make setting up a classroom birthday board display as easy as cake!

Here’s a quick and FREE classroom project that your kids will love! ⤵️

Gather Your Materials

It may not be your birthday, but I have a gift for you! Here’s everything you need to set up a colorful and fun classroom birthday board today. If you want to throw a little confetti on top, grab some fun garland or ribbon to hang cards for each student on their birthday! You can download the free birthday display HERE or click on your favorite style below. ⤵️

Hanging Your Birthday Board

The classroom birthday board is a simple project that will give lasting love all year! Print and laminate the free cards, and then find the perfect spot in your classroom to get started. You can use a bulletin board, an empty wall, or cabinet doors. You also have the option to hang the cards directly on the surface or clip them onto a pretty string of garland!

Watch the video below for a simple step-by-step guide.

Enjoy Your New Birthday Board

The final step is to add your students’ names to the board. Kids will love seeing their own names and feeling recognized all year long. Remember, you can also use your display as environmental print to practice reading or writing the months of the year!

No matter how you celebrate birthdays in your classroom, this classroom birthday board display is the perfect backdrop!


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Cheers to you and the amazing teacher that you are.  You are the real gift that keeps on giving to your kids all year long.  No surprise there!

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