"Ideas & TIps"

Yearbook Theme Ideas

Tired of brainstorming and just want to pick a yearbook theme already? We feel ya. Below are some ideas… Mascot/School Colors ____ and Black Attack [Mascot]book [Mascot]gram [Mascot] Unleashed #[Mascot] A [Mascot] ’s Tale Anatomy of a [Mascot] As Good as Gold Bear Necessities Bear Tracks Causing an Uproar Caught Red-Handed Central Time Diary of Yearbook Theme Ideas

Categories: Design & Inspiration, Themes

Five Icebreakers to Warm Up Your Yearbook Staff

It’s the first day of school and you have a classroom full of students who may not know each other very well, if at all. Yearbook requires a lot of group and team work, so the more comfortable your team feels with each other, the more successful your yearbook will be. Warm things up with a Five Icebreakers to Warm Up Your Yearbook Staff

Categories: Yearbook Adviser Tips

Make Your Yearbook Theme Stand Out From The Crowd

WHAT’S A THEME? Any good yearbook will have portrait pages, club photos and sports sections. But a great yearbook will use a single element to tie all those sections together to tell a story. The element that’s used to hold all the different parts of your yearbook together is called the yearbook theme. The theme Make Your Yearbook Theme Stand Out From The Crowd

Categories: Design & Inspiration, Themes

Making a Homeschool Yearbook with Hannah Carpenter

Over the last few months, we’ve followed along as artist, Instagrammer and homeschool mom Hannah Carpenter set out to create a homeschool yearbook for her children using Picaboo Yearbooks. With our no minimum order policy, yearbooks can be a reality for everyone–even homeschool students! Now that her kids have received their yearbooks in the mail, we’re Making a Homeschool Yearbook with Hannah Carpenter

Categories: Homeschool Yearbooks

Ten Content Ideas for Senior Books

What group is more deserving of its own yearbook than the senior class? Special senior books are a great way to give seniors the send off they deserve, with content catered to and about them, and it’s a token of their time spent in high school that they will keep forever. If you’re considering creating Ten Content Ideas for Senior Books

Categories: Coverage, Design & Inspiration, Personalized Yearbooks

A Color Theory Cheat Sheet

Wondering which colors to use for your yearbook theme, but not sure how to choose? Try your hand at a few basic color theory principles. Color theory is a guide to mixing colors, with certain principles dating all the way back to Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks. Modern color theory that we use today was adapted from A Color Theory Cheat Sheet

Categories: Design & Inspiration

Yearbook Theme Development

Once upon a time there was a yearbook adviser; we’ll call her Princess Picaboo (Princess P for short). Princess P was well on her way to creating a dynamic yearbook—one that would be treasured for all of time. But there was one thing missing. Dun. Dun. Dun! A theme. A NECESSARY EVILWhile a theme is Yearbook Theme Development

Categories: Themes

Developing Yearbook Stories

Everyone knows that a yearbook is more than just a bunch of class portraits—it’s a reflection of a specific time and place: your year at your school. And while photos play a huge part in documenting your year, feature stories add depth and dimension to the visual record. So, what are you going to write Developing Yearbook Stories

Categories: Coverage, Storytelling, Writing Tips

A Quick Guide to Generating Yearbook Story Ideas

The thought of filling a yearbook with content can be daunting: All those pages! All that blank space! Never fear, because great story ideas are hiding in plain sight, pretty much everywhere you look. Once you’ve got a few basic ideas swirling around, check out our post on story development to help you start fleshing those A Quick Guide to Generating Yearbook Story Ideas

Categories: Coverage, Storytelling, Writing Tips

Teacher Dedication Pages for Retiring Faculty

Good educators are the foundation of every school – from the adviser of your yearbook class to the gym teacher who helps students stay healthy. A great teacher can leave a long-lasting impression on their students and colleagues, and when they retire, they should be honored for their dedicated years of service. A yearbook is a Teacher Dedication Pages for Retiring Faculty

Categories: Coverage