PEC: Bulletin Boards for Physical Education

Title of Bulletin Board: I Spy a Sport

Category: Sports

Suggested Grade Level: 3-12

Materials: Catalog photos, construction paper, tissue paper, computer/printer


When discarding out of date catalogs and magazines, I recycled photos of sports equipment/facilities and used them to create a bulletin board. This board challenges students to look closely at a partial photo and try to identify the sport it represents. This encourages students to use critical thinking and observation skills.

I used tissue paper for the background and mounted each photo on construction paper of a contrasting color. I used the computer to print out the title and other wording for the board.

Additional Information:

I included an extra incentive in that students who correctly identify the sports and turn in their list receive a reward (this could be anything from a sticker or pencil for elementary students to a Free Dress Out Pass for Middle or High school students).

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Submitted by Debbie Williams who teaches at Jefferson County Board of Education in Birmingham, AL. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 11/20/2007 9:13:14 PM. Viewed 13250 times since 10/17/2007.

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You can use photos from any sporting goods catalogs/magazines - these were from old "Athletic Business" magazines.


This is so cool! How did you capture the images or where can I find these posters?