14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle

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It’s back to school time! Here is a set of 14 inspirational classroom decor ideas and tips to help you power through setting up your classroom. You’ll find themed classroom decor, creative ways to decorate “outside the box” and even ways to make decorating easier.

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom SparkleI hope you find these classroom decorating ideas fun and fuel to help make your classroom sparkle.

Decorating Your Classroom Creatively

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle 15 Creative Bulletin Board Borders - Teach Junkie
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1. 15 Creative Bulletin Board Borders – Get inspired with what you already have on hand to make borders that pop and look great in your classroom.

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle Tips for Beating the Bulletin Board Blues - Teach Junkie
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2. Tips for Beating the Bulletin Board Blues – Score tips on the best ways to make bulletin boards easier on you – save time and energy.

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle Decorating the Classroom With Ikea Items - Teach Junkie
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3. Decorating the Classroom With Ikea Items – Discover some of the best purchases from Ikea and see how handy accessories and furniture can make your classroom look great while being functional.

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle Crate Reading Bench Tutorial - Teach Junkie
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4. Crate Reading Bench Tutorial – Need both storage and seating? This DIY tutorial will help you create a reading bench out of milk crates.

Decorating for Organization

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle Organizing Weekly Prepped Materials - Teach Junkie
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5. Organizing Weekly Prepped Materials – An organized space adds an instant wow factor! Plan for the week by keeping your materials tucked out of the way (and visual line of sight) but make them easy to get to.

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle How to Organize Materials for the Week - Teach Junkie

6. How to Organize Materials for the Week – Plan for the week like above, but with less “stuff.” Simply turn magazine boxes onto their side and store these next to your teacher computer for instant organization. An easy way to tie in your classroom decorating with the colors you choose.

DIY Classroom Decor Tips

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle How to DIY Curriculum Boxes to Cute Book Display Boxes - Teach Junkie

7. How to DIY Curriculum Boxes to Cute Book Display Boxes – Don’t spend a lot on containers. Use what you have like scrapbook paper to refinish old curriculum boxes – a functional way to display your classroom library or featured books.

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle How to Display Posters Away from the Wall - Teach Junkie

8. How to Display Posters Away from the Wall – Make the hard work you stand out. Literally! Use dixie cups to make your clip chart for behavior or for tracking students writing process’ pop out from the wall.

Fun Theme 3D Decoration Ideas

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle Safari Themed Reading Hut - Teach Junkie
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9. Safari Themed Reading Hut – Create a cozy themed space with a a simple frame and top. This safari-themed hut is invitingly cozy but open for easy classroom management.

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle Create a HUGE Classroom Tent - Teach Junkie
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10. Create a HUGE Classroom Tent – Get creative and think big! For a day or for all year, use bulletin board paper to make a reading tent or whole group meeting area. Perfect for a camping theme.

Under the Sea

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle Hanging Under the Sea Octopus, Fish and Seaweed - Teach Junkie
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11. Hanging Under the Sea Octopus, Fish and Seaweed – Find clever ways to use streamers to hang from the ceiling so that your whole classroom can be under the water.

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle Coffee Filter Jellyfish - Teach Junkie
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12. Coffee Filter Jellyfish – Making the ceiling a part of the classroom decor can go a long way to making over your learning space. Here is a craft that could last all year if you have an ocean themed classroom.

Seuss Theme Decor

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle Library Seuss Themed Wall Display - Teach Junkie
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13. Library Seuss Themed Wall Display – Pair inexpensive wrapping paper or gift bags wrapped around canvases with large wooden letters to make a cool Dr. Seuss display.

14 Stunning Classroom Decorating Ideas to Make Your Classroom Sparkle Seuss Truffula Trees for the Classroom - Teach Junkie
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14. Seuss Truffula Trees for the Classroom – Pool noodles wrapped with duct tape and party tissue paper balls make the perfect Truffula trees for classroom decorating with a Dr. Seuss theme twist.

What an inspiring set of classroom decorating ideas! Thanks to all of the talented teachers featured in this collection – your ideas will save so much time for many teachers! Feel free to grab the “I’m a Featured Teach Junkie” blog button as your creations are definitely worth the shout out.

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Leslie {aka the original Teach Junkie} loves learning new things to make teaching easier and more effective. She enjoys featuring creative classroom fun when she's not designing teacher shirts, making kindergarten lesson plans or planning her family's next trip to Disney World.

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