Teachers have a way of turning their classrooms into magical spaces for learning. Classroom decorations help warm up the classroom and inspire young minds to learn. Each classroom reflects the goals that a teacher has for her students as the year goes on. The decorations foreshadow all of the incredible topics that students will learn in the coming days and weeks.
We wanted to get a better idea of the types of inexpensive classroom decorations out there so we turned to Amazon’s bestselling items that teachers are purchasing for their classrooms. They have found some incredibly fun items and creative ways of using them. Take a look at the classroom decorations teachers are putting up for ideas.
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$20 at the time of publication.
Teachers are bringing nature indoors with this 3D decal set that brings a tree into the classroom. It comes in a variety of sizes and color options but most are going for this size which is the brand’s smallest option. Isn’t that bright green so cheerful?
$10.99 at the time of publication.
So, you’ve got all of your activities and fun items on the bulletin board but it looks like something is missing. Turn to the teacher-beloved fan border to make that bulletin board pop. In this set, you get 35 feet of the border as well as twelve other larger fans for added color and texture.
$29.95 at the time of publication.
Teachers have quickly realized that the possibilities are endless with this letter board that can be used for all sorts of things in the classroom. Put birthdays on it at the beginning of each month or ask students to creatively write using it or put a new quote on the board for each day. Really, let your imagination run wild with this bit of classroom decorations.
$14.97 at the time of publication.
Want to decorate your classroom with the student’s crafts? Order this 16-piece set of paper lanterns and ask students to decorate them with glue and construction paper.
See? Won’t these be fun for kids to make? Do this as a first-week crafting project and then hang the creations from the ceiling for great decor that the kids will be proud of.
$13.99 at the time of publication.
Do you have a blank wall that needs something extra? These felt wall strips hang on the wall with ease and they will not damage the classroom walls. It comes with 40 push pins for teachers to put up decorations or students’ art.
$12.99 at the time of publication.
Instantly add color and excitement to the classroom with these pom-pom garlands. Hang them over bulletin boards, use them to wrap around items, or simply hang them from the ceiling.
$11.99 at the time of publication.
Turn a classroom reading nook into a magical garden with these faux ivy vines. Create a whimsical wall of leaves in the classroom to add some green and texture to a blank space. Teachers, use your imagination and this item can serve you in so many different ways.
$15.99 at the time of publication.
Here’s another classroom decoration that teachers can get really creative with. These black banners are perfect for pinning badges onto. They can be used for teams and can track the progress of projects. The world’s your oyster with these banners.
$17.84 at the time of publication.
These inexpensive, Bluetooth-controlled strip lights will allow you to turn your classroom into any color with the push of a button. These are great for storytime, naptime, and many other uses that we know teachers are discovering for them. The possibilities are endless!
There you go! We hope you enjoyed these classroom decorations that teachers are making the most of. All it takes is a little creativity and a classroom can be transformed in no time!
Andrew is an Assistant Editor for Mamas Uncut with over ten years of experience as a writer in the creative, marketing, and blogging spaces. After studying Film and Art History, he developed a passion for telling stories in a variety of mediums. Obsessively making lists, reporting celebrity news, and diving into emerging pop cultural topics are a few of his interests.
- 1 DIY 3D Giant Couple Tree Wall Decal
- 2 Classroom Fans and Border Trim
- 3 Burlap Letter Board
- 4 LURICO 16 Pcs Colorful Paper Lanterns
- 5 Felt Pin Board Bar Wall Strips (Damage-Free)
- 6 Wool Felt Ball (6.5-Feet) Garland
- 7 DearHouse 84-Feet 12 Strands Artificial Ivy Leaf Plants Vines
- 8 Black Blank Canvas Banner Set of 4
- 9 LED Light Strips (Set of 2, 50-Feet Strips)
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