Looking for ways to brighten up your dull, boring classroom? You can’t go wrong with rainbows! Not only do they create a vibrant, colorful theme, they’ve also become associated with acceptance and inclusion. To help you get started, we’ve put together this list of gorgeous rainbow bulletin boards for inspiration!
1. You Are a Rainbow of Possibilities
Source: Pinterest/Rainbow of Possibilities
The perfect way to subtly remind your students that the outcome of this year will depend on the amount of effort they put into it.
2. Eat a Rainbow
Source: Pinterest/Eat A Rainbow
It’s important to help kids increase their nutritional understanding from a young age, and it’s easy to do with rainbow classroom themes like this one!
3. Attitude is the Mind’s Paintbrush
Source: Katie Davidson
For when students just can’t seem to look on the bright side—or need to be reminded that there is one.
4. Rainbow Bonds
Source: Pinterest/Rainbow Bonds
Leave the math lesson to your bulletin board! This is a great visual for teaching number bonds.
5. Be a Rainbow in Someone Else’s Cloud
Show your class that they can be rainbows, too, with this meaningful quote.
6. Weekly Focus
Source: The Super Teacher
Beautiful rainbow bulletin boards like this double as an innovative method for outlining the week. Who doesn’t want a more organized classroom?
7. New Friends are at the End of Our Rainbow
Source: Pinterest/New Friends are at the End of Our Rainbow
Simultaneously soothe young students’ beginning-of-the-year nerves and get them excited to meet their new friends with this rainbow display.
8. In Diversity There is Beauty and There is Strength
Source: The Designer Teacher
Have your class help you recreate this rainbow classroom theme design by writing their names on a cloud and a few reasons why they are unique on each rainbow strip … and voilà! You’ve got yourself a great rainbow bulletin board.
9. Sight Word Progress Chart
Source: Pinterest/Sight Word Progress Chart
Never wonder who knows which words again with this nifty color-coordinated display.
10. Take What You Need
Source: Pinterest/Take What You Need
Make your hallway—and someone’s day—a little bit brighter with this simple rainbow of sticky notes.
11. Find the Gold at the End of the Rainbow
Source: Pinterest/Find the Gold at the End of the Rainbow
This St. Patrick’s Day bulletin board features an interactive math rainbow. Enough said.
12. You Fit Right In!
Source: Pinterest/You Fit Right In!
This rainbow classroom theme sends the best kind of message, especially to younger kids. Create a classroom environment where everyone is welcome and begin teaching your students about acceptance.
13. Use Correct Fingers for the Keyboard
Source: Pinterest/Use Correct Fingers for the Keyboard
Don’t tell anyone, but this giant rainbow keyboard would be a helpful reference for me, too.
14. Your True Colors
Source: Pinterest/Your True Colors
Your students have a rainbow of talents and qualities, so display them on a bulletin board!
15. Class Expectations
This design puts the “fun” in functional. Even classroom expectations look better in a rainbow!
16. Hello Sunshine
Source: School Girl Style‘s Hello Sunshine Theme
Rainbow classroom themes spread so much happiness, and this is one of the best!
17. Vintage Vibes
Source: Confetti and Creativity
This timeless style combines the pop of primary colors with playful black and white prints.
18. It’s a Jungle in Here!
Source: Polka Dot Teacher
A rainbow of colorful and animal prints? How fun!
19. Rainbow Math Activities
While it’s not a bulletin board, this set of math games will go perfectly with rainbow classroom themes!
20. Cute Rainbow Classroom
Source: School Girl Style
This classroom is so much fun. Look at that colorful rainbow ceiling!
21. Celebrate Pride
Source: Residence Life Crafts
Recognize Pride Awareness Month each June in your classroom!
22. Celebrate Their Work
Source: First Grade A to Z
What a beautiful way to put students’ hard work on display!
23. Rainbow Classroom Makeover
Source: Kindergarten Korner
This rainbow classroom makeover is perfect for anyone who loves ROYGBIV goodness!
24. Rainbow Classroom Theme
Source: Clutter-Free Classroom
This bundle of rainbow bulletin boards is a great way to transform your classroom!
25. Taking Pride in Our Differences
Source: Pinterest/Tucker Downs
Promote diversity and inclusion in your classroom!
26. Rainbow Class Reminders
Source: What The Teacher Wants
Setting classroom behavior rules and expectations has never been more cheery!
27. Rainbow Chalkboard
Source: Maria Manone at School Girl Style
Cool silhouettes of children bring this rainbow classroom theme to life!
Have you ever created a rainbow bulletin board in your classroom? Share pictures of your masterpiece in our Facebook group WeAreTeachers Chat!
Also check out our educational rainbow activities!