Everyone loves free, especially when it comes to our classrooms. In this post are a bunch of free printables, to hang on your classroom math bulletin board, that send the message to students that math is cool, fun and for everyone!

### FREE MATH BULLETIN BOARD PRINTABLES

How to Be A Math Person 4-page poster |

First is this How to Be a Math Person poster. I've blogged about this poster a lot and I'm still enjoying the photos on social media of it hanging in your classrooms. In this image, I had enlarged the poster (free directions for enlarging any pdf for free can be found in this post) to print on 4 pages.

Motivational Poster to Be What You Want to Be |

Music from the 1990s-2000s (now I sound like my parents about music from the 1950s) was the best. The words on this I Know I Can poster are song lyrics from the original Nas song "I Can". Working hard, getting where you want to be...this is what it's all about.

dancing functions from the okmathteachers.com blog |

The writers of the OK Math blog made the super fun dancing functions posters to make algebra come alive for kids. I had their posters hanging in my classroom. They came in handy when reminding kids of the shapes of the different graphs we were studying in class.

Skeleton Poster for Y=X Parent Function |

If you're into skeletons, these spooky skeleton functions posters come in black (shown) and an ink-saving version. They cover linear, quadratic, radical, absolute value and cubic functions.

Math is for Everyone poster |

When a kid thinks math isn't for her, it's because she hasn't realized how much math we all do in everyday life. I recently downloaded the TikTok app out of curiosity because I kept hearing about it. The amount of mathematical thinking it takes to align lip-syncing with the music... there's some serious analysis going on there! This math is for everyone poster helps remind kids that we can all be good at math.

Between her puzzle posts and her posts on Twitter, math teacher Sarah Carter from the Math=Love blog is so inspiring. In this image here you can see her printable perfect squares and perfect cubes posters. They can be downloaded here: perfect squares and perfect cubes.

I made this Albert Einstein poster especially for students who don't feel the need to record their work. Even famous geniuses write things down. And it's a good thing they do or we wouldn't know of their awesome accomplishments!

Fractions, multiplication facts, and integers-- three math stumbling blocks no matter what age a kid is. Even as adults we can sometimes struggle with these concepts. Math teacher Don Steward blogged about visuals he had made for integer rules and I liked them so much that I asked if he'd let me make them into printables. He gave me the go-ahead. These integer operations posters help kids visualize the relative size of integers when adding (and subtracting).

Free PEMDAS Mobile |

If for some odd reason you feel like starting an internet argument, post an order of operations meme. Order of operations is another one of those concepts that students can often confuse. This PEMDAS mobile can be made to read GEMDAS, GEMS, BIMDAS or BEMDAS, depending on the acronym you use in your math class. It hangs and spins so that students remember that M and D, and A and S, switch depending on which comes first in the expression being simplified.

Math Poster Showing How to Solve Equations |

This solving equations poster is a super simple bulletin board reference to help remind students of the steps to take when solving equations with x on the left.

Free Slope Poster |

One of the more challenging topics I taught in my Algebra 2 class was slope and linear equations, which aren't even Algebra 2 topics. Because kids have seen slope for so many years, they think they know it and tune out. But quiz results determine that was a lie. Positive, negative, zero and undefined slope examples are helpful for kids. This slope poster shows the graphs and math behind the 4 different slopes we get when graphing lines.

The Fridge Bulletin Board for Displaying Student Work |

We had a section of our math bulletin board for our classroom fridge. This was where students could hang graded papers that made them proud. I loved it because on days when a student wasn't feeling like working or didn't feel he could do the math we were learning, I could point to his work on the fridge and say, "Yes you can!" Students loved it as a way to show off their work and I think to remind them as well.

Mrs. Priest made the cutest wall display from these order of operations math pennants. Math pennants are super fun for letting kids express their creativity and display their work while also practicing their math.

Order of Operations Math Pennants |

Ms. Oberbichler posted this bright display on Instagram of the same order of operations pennants.

Order of Operations Math Pennants Displayed as a Christmas Tree |

And I could not believe what Ms. Evans used to make this Christmas tree-- the same order of operations math pennants! Teachers are so incredibly creative. Ms. Barnum used the same order of operations math pennants to make this gorgeous sunflower display.

There are more ideas for decorating your math classroom for the holidays in this holiday math pennants post.

As basic as it is, I love making new year's resolutions. The fresh start motivates the changes I want to make. This New Year's Matholution pennant is for kids to set goals for the new year.

My day to day teaching changed when I added a math word wall to my classroom bulletin board. It became an extension of my teaching and allowed students to work more independently, freeing up my time to work with more closely with my students who were really struggling.

If you teach volume and surface area, this free 3-D Shapes Word Wall covers volume, total surface area and lateral surface area.

Need decor for your virtual bitmoji classroom? I wrote a whole post on decorating a virtual classroom that has links to free virtual math classroom decor.

I hope you found something from this post to download and add to your classroom math bulletin board and that you are having a wonderful school year!

**Related posts:**

◉ Math Word Walls

◉ Math Classroom Decoration Ideas

Thank you SO MUCH! I thought I was happy buying the pennants, but the goodies keep coming!

ReplyDeleteThank you so much! I hope there are things in here you can use and that you have a wonderful weekend!

DeleteTHANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL THE MATH GOODIES!!! Much appreciated!!!

ReplyDelete~ Adora

It's my pleasure, Adora! I hope you are having a great school year!

DeleteLOVE the pennant Christmas tree!!!

ReplyDeleteMe too! It's so incredibly creative!

DeleteThank you for sharing your great ideas!

ReplyDeleteIt's my pleasure! I hope you are having a great year!

DeleteI love all of these, thank you for sharing!

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Thank you! This means a lot to me! I hope you are having a great year!

DeleteAlthough I am teaching virtually, I miss decorating the walls in my class especially without the students getting to see them. I decided I am going to download some of these items and maybe have some of my students do them as a home based project.

ReplyDeleteThank you for sharing. This is awesome.

That sounds like a lot of fun and a great way around not being able to decorate. I hope you have a great year.

DeleteLove your materials, thank you!

ReplyDeleteThank you! I hope your year has started well!

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