Be A Detective - Interactive Bulletin Board Idea

Elementary Interactive Bulletin Board Idea
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Add a little excitement to your classroom decor this winter season with an interactive 'detective' board like this one from Janaye, fourth grade teacher and creator of the blog, Tales of Frogs & Cupcakes! Whether you have your students help your create the riddles or come up with your own, we're certain this board will cause a buzz!

Be A Detective Interactive Bulletin Board

  • Background: Light blue bulletin board paper.
  • Title: "Be A Detective!"
  • Border: Complimentary solid color or patterned trimmer.
  • Decoration: Create a large magnifying glass using brown and white bulletin board paper {or poster board and markers}, using a black marker to script the directions for the bulletin board...

    "Can you solve the riddle on each magnifying glass? Lift the flap once for a clue and twice for the solution!"

    Print smaller versions of the magnifying glass onto card stock in various colors, creating two extra "glass" circles from white printer paper for each. Script your prepared riddles onto the first set of circles, a clue to the riddle onto the second set of circles, and finally, script the solution to the riddle onto the magnifying glass cutout. Assemble the riddle magnifying glasses and arrange them on the bulletin board. Add mystery themed clip art around the board if you desire.

Supplies for this bulletin board...