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31 Camping Themed Bulletin Board Ideas
Make learning adventurous with these camping themed bulletin board ideas.
Every school year, most teachers are looking for a new theme to deck out their classroom with. Some teachers may switch it up halfway through the year or keep the same theme through the entire year. Either way, you want your theme to be a big hit with your students!
A camping theme or nature theme always does well in a classroom – from second grade to a 5th grade classroom! Whatever age you work with will love it, and both boys and girls can really get into a theme like this. Especially if you have a corner decked with a tent for pretend play or a reading nook!
In addition to classroom tents, a camping chair, paper fires, and cute lanterns, you may also need some ideas for your walls.
Camping bulletin boards can help tie the room together! Here are a few different types of boards for your camping themed classroom.
Camping Themed Bulletin Board Ideas
These are your basic camping theme bulletin boards. Tents, campfires, s’mores galore!
Add these Camping word cards to a word wall to top off your camping theme!
Adventure can happen in an elementary classroom, middle school, or high school classroom! These camping them bulletin boards is perfect for nearly all school ages.
If you are wanting something with a camping theme, a camper or camping van is perfect if you are not the “roughing it” type!
There are so many cool ideas and camping ideas that involve forest animals like this one!
Encourage a little more learning with this creative phrase!
Camp Out with a Good Book
We all want our students to read a little more! That sweet little bear face should encourage kids of all ages to read; right?
Lighting Up the Summer Sky
Classroom transformations can happen even with just a creative board like this one!
This board is so much fun and encourages adventure!
Get Lost in a Book
This one is a great idea if you are wanting a camping theme bulletin board and a way to encourage little literature lovers!
Adventures are the Best Way to Learn
Starting a new school year is quite the adventure! Welcome new students with a board like this.
Reading Under the Stars
A great way to encourage students to pull out a book.
Campfire and Picture Tents
This campfire bulletin board gets a little more personal with pictures of your students! Pool noodles painted brown also make realistic firewood look. You can pick up pool noodles at your local Dollar Tree.
Camping with Animal Friends
Animals are one of the coolest parts of the outdoors!
Bear in a Blanket Tent
This is a fun way to make your bulletin board pop off the wall!
Camp Out with a Book
Camping is fun, but so is reading!
Happy Camper Bulletin Boards
These boards use a fun phrase to describe your students! All your students will become happy campers with a cohesively decorated classroom!
Happy Camper Campers
A camper tent is the way to go if you do not like sleeping on the ground!
Reading Makes You a Happy Camper
Reading makes us all betters students and a good story can definitely make us a happy camper!
Kids are Happy Campers
Your kids will be happy campers with a cool board like this in their classroom or hallway!
Readers are Happy Campers
While this example is on a door, it can easily be transferred to a bulletin board! It was too cute to leave off of this list!
Kids in Tents Happy Campers
Show off all of the happy campers in your classroom in their own tent! Have them color or decorate their own!
Happy Camper Book
A really creative way to encourage reading in library or classroom!
Happy Campers Welcome
Point your happy campers into their new classroom with this one!
Camping Dramatic Play Boards
A campsite is such a fun theme for dramatic play! These boards are an easy way to make your classroom actually feel and look like a real campsite. You can easily find a plush or inflatable campfire to tie the corner together!
This is the perfect classroom campfire idea — all against a backdrop of the night sky! If you are unable to make a construction paper or tissue paper fire, grab one of these inflatable campfires!
Learning about state parks with this camp site would be a great opportunity for little learners to learn about all the cool places they could visit!
Happy Camper Campsite
This is perfect for a reading corner! Use camping chairs like these or add a comfy sleeping bag!
Bulletin Board Tent
This dramatic play board completely utilizes available wall space! Lucky little learners will love playing underneath this wall tent!
This site is sure to bring out the most dramatic play! Add a plush campfire, electric tea lights and your students will have an entire corner of the classroom to read or pretend!
Camping Classroom Jobs Bulletin Boards
Classroom jobs may rotate throughout the year, but if you do a good job with decorating, your classroom theme doesn’t have to! These classroom job boards can help tie your nature theme up together nicely.
These student labels are very animal friendly!
Who doesn’t love s’mores? Each one of the marshmallows can have a student’s name and their classroom job.
These nature guide badges are perfect for a camping theme classroom that needs a place to list out each student’s responsibilities.
This idea is great if you are looking for a simple way to tie in your wilderness theme! You can even give the helpers adorable props (camping themed) to hang on to throughout the day.
Each log cabin has a student’s name and their classroom job! Perfect if tents are not your thing!
It would also be a lot of fun to add a fishing pole, and add a caption, such as “fishing for helpers”.
We hope you’ve enjoyed these camping themed bulletin board ideas. Which was your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.
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