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If you’re looking for some birthday chart ideas for the classroom this post is for you. I found tons of fun ideas that you’ll love. Some are simple, easy and even reusable and others are creative and involve a little DIY. I’ve also included some of my favorites from both Etsy and Amazon.
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It adds a little excitement when students see their birthday displayed in your classroom. Check out some of my favorite ideas to display them in style in this post.
Create a simple chart using clothespins to hang student names and birthdays. You can attach their names to colorful cut-out shapes like balloons or cupcakes. This display not only looks great but also is easy to update each year. Check out some inspiration to pull it off below.
Each colorful puzzle piece has a month on it. The different colors of clothespins math each of the puzzle pieces. Simple write student’s birthdays and names on the clothespins and attach them to the string for a fun display.
This display would add some color to your classroom walls!
Bulletin boards offer a fantastic way to showcase students’ birthdays. Some fun ideas include:
Check out some more ideas to create a beautiful birthday bulletin board for your students below.
For this birthday display student’s names and birthdates are display on clothespins and then simply clipped to the months.
This cute birthday bulletin board has different ice cream flavors on each month with adorable kiddos holding cupcakes.
Incorporate your classroom theme into your birthday chart. For example, if your theme is ocean-related, create a display with sea creatures holding the student’s name and birthdate. I have some more ideas for you below if your class theme is safari, bees or a retro theme.
This bulletin board was created by school girl style. It would work perfectly in a class with a safari theme.
This birthday bee display would be fun if you have a bee classroom theme or if your class is learning about honeybees. You can put student’s names on the cute little bees.
Add a touch of creativity by incorporating 3D elements into your birthday chart. Examples include:
Check out some inspiration to pull it off below.
You can get letter balloons at Amazon in different colors and spell out the word Happy to add a fun 3-D element to your birthday display.
This birthday wall for Spanish class is bright, colorful and fun. Add colorful paper fans to the corners of your display for that wow factor.
Add 3-D butterflies to really make your display come to life.
Inject some fun into your birthday chart ideas by:
Check out some more fun ideas below.
This adorable birthday display features the phrase, Donut forget my birthday with cute little donuts for each month.
This trendy disco ball birthday display is available on Etsy as a digital download. It would fit perfectly with a retro themed classroom or a Taylor Swift themed classroom.
Think outside the box with these unique ideas:
Check out some unique birthday chart inspiration below.
This may be the most creative display idea I’ve seen. This teacher took pictures of her students holding a blank board while sitting on a stool and then cut out the pictures and put the birth date on the board.
This chart from Etsy is a fun way to display birthdays in your class. It comes with stars with hooks to write names and birth dates. You can re-paint the stars to re-use them each year or buy another pack.
If you’re looking for some birthday charts that are super cute and on trend, then these next ideas are for you!
School girl style always has the cutest bulletin boards including this boba tea birthday board with soft pastels.
I’m loving the retro classroom theme with colorful smiley faces that I’m seeing everywhere. If you’re loving it too here is the perfect birthday display to copy.
Cute daisies in muted soft colors creates a birthday display that would look pretty in your classroom.
This bright colorful birthday display is on the back of the classroom door. Black and white polka dot bulletin board paper was used as a backdrop to really make the pieces of cake and balloons pop.
Here’s another cute retro pastel bulletin board. This kit can be found on Etsy. You can download it and print it and cut it out yourself.
Liven up the classroom with bright and vibrant charts like these:
Check out some of my favorite colorful birthday displays below.
This teacher added cute woodland animals to her birthday board display. Colorful balloons for each month is a great way to set up your birthday chart.
Birthday hats are strung onto ribbon then clothespins with student’s names are attached.
This colorful rainbow cake display is from Etsy. It’s an editable kit that you can download and print yourself.
Craft a display filled with cupcakes that represent each student’s birthday. You can also use real cupcake liners and add the student’s name and birthdate, making an eye-catching and delicious-looking display. Check out some more ideas below.
Would your students love to see their birthdays on colorful cupcakes?
If you have a cupcake display you can add student’s names to each of the candles.
Celebrate creativity with a crayon-themed chart! Arrange student names and birthdates on paper crayons and create a “box” to hold them. See what I mean below.
You can copy this display idea with crayons or other school supplies like markers or pencils. This is an editable kit that can be purchased and downloaded from Etsy.
Try these imaginative chart ideas:
Check out some more creative ideas below.
A simple yet creative idea is to use a classroom chalkboard as your birthday chart.
If your class has a camping theme, then steal this idea for your birthday chart. Student names are written on marshmallows getting roasted in the fire with the saying, “Fired up about birthdays.”
Save on resources by crafting your own chart from scratch. Check out an idea below that you can create with paint, ribbon and clothes pins.
This first-grade teacher created her own re-usable birthday chart with wood, paint ribbon and her Cricut.
One way to incorporate educational elements in your classroom birthday celebrations is by using a birthday graph. To create a birthday graph have students help plot birthdays on a simple chart with months on the x-axis and the number of birthdays on the y-axis.
You can also teach your students about different chart types by having them each choose a chart type to chart all of the classroom birthdays. Some of the chart types they can choose include:
This birthday graphing and charting provides an opportunity to teach some basic graphing and charting concepts. As a class, you can discuss the trends, peaks and patterns visible on the graph.
Here are some more ideas to create a birthday display that is educational too:
This creative teacher made the planets with coffee filters, markers and water for her birthday wall. She added students’ birthdays with stars.
Keep things simple with a minimalist chart. Print student names and birthdates on a plain background and add small icons or illustrations for a clean minimal look and feel. Check out what I mean below.
If you’re looking for a display that is minimal but also pretty just copy this boho rainbow birthday bulletin board.
This is a modern birthday kit that you can get on Etsy. You can edit it, download and then print and cut.
Short on space? Make use of unused areas like the backs of doors or unused corners. A vertical hanging display or magnetic chart on filing cabinets make for creative, space-saving solutions. Check out some more ideas to maximize the space in your classroom below.
This teacher was short on wall space, so she printed this birthday display and put it in a small frame. Then she can write birthdays and names on the frame with a dry erase marker. She simply wipes it off and it is ready for the next year.
If you’re short on wall space how about stealing this idea and creating a birthday display up toward the ceiling with floating glitter balloons.
These birthday charts from Amazon would fit perfectly on the back of your classroom door to maximize the space you have.
Another space saving idea is to combine your job charts with your birthday bulletin board.
For easily updated charts, consider using:
Save time by creating a re-usable birthday bulletin board like this. If you laminate your birthday sheets and use dry erase markers you can easily wipe away the names and the dates to get ready for the next year.
Highlight the gift of each student with a small present box for their special day. Attach a miniature gift bag or box to the chart with their name and birthdate, then fill it with kind notes from classmates, or small gifts on the day of their birthday. Check out some more ideas below.
Copy this idea and add a birthday gift bag for each month. You can place small birthday surprises in the bags for easy access when their special day arrives. You could also have students write kind notes to the birthday student and place them in the bags.
Here’s another fun gift bag idea. When it’s the student’s birthday they can remove their special bag from the display for a small birthday treat!
Separate the birthdays by month, dedicating a small bulletin board for the current month. This makes it easier for you and your students to see whose birthday is coming up next and helps with space constraints in the classroom.
Here’s an example of a monthly birthday board that you can change up each month of the year. You can add pictures of students that have a birthday in the current month to the display. You could also have a fun fact about the birthday student or two truths and a lie.
Simplify the process with easy chart ideas such as:
What is easier than getting a reusable birthday chart from Amazon. Check out my favorites below.
The colorful confetti adds a festive touch to this Birthday chart. Consider laminating it so you can re-use it every year.
This bright and colorful birthday chart is made of polypropylene paper, which means that you can easily wipe and re-use.
One creative way is to make a birthday sign using buttons or cut-out shapes representing the months of the year. Attach ribbons to each month’s button or shape, then clip the individual student birth dates on the corresponding ribbons.
Definitely! A popular DIY design is the “Gift Bag Birthday Board.” Decorate gift bags for each month and pin them on your bulletin board. Place student names and birth dates in the corresponding bags for an adorable and easy-to-update birthday chart.
Incorporate a classroom calendar routine that includes keeping track of upcoming birthdays. With each new month, take the opportunity for students to learn about the concept of time, days, and months while discussing the birthdays within that month. Additionally, you can create a birthday chart with themed designs related to the subjects you teach.
There are many online resources that offer printable birthday chart materials. Some of the most popular are TPT, Amazon and Etsy. You can find a variety of themed birthday chart posters and display packs to choose from. Select one that fits your classroom’s theme and style or is editable for a personalized touch.
When celebrating a student’s birthday, you can integrate learning activities related to their age. For instance, create math problems or games that use the birthday child’s age as a key variable. Additionally, you can discuss historical events, famous people, or fun facts that occurred on the birthday child’s birth date as a way to incorporate history and general knowledge.
Get creative with your birthday wall decorations. Some ideas include using photos of the students, incorporating subject-related birthday puns and quotes, or even creating a colorful balloon display on your wall with each student’s name and birth date on it. The possibilities are endless, so don’t be afraid to think outside the box!
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