Creative classroom reading displays that will get your students excited about reading!
A star themed classroom is probably one of the most common themes out there. For me though, that doesn’t make it less special. I get it: stars are empowering, grand and inspirational. It’s a wonderful analogy to give to our students and can be used in lots of creative ways. Check out my ways to get the best star themed classroom. Work It Into Your Classroom Management Stars are a super easy theme to work into your classroom management methods. They are a great way to track progress, and reward students for their effort. It naturally provides such a warm tone to any classroom management strategies as it leans easily towards positive reinforcement.Continue reading
If it’s not already clear, let me just say, I love reading in the classroom! Kids with an array of interests can get lost in the right book, find inspiration in the right read-aloud and connect with their peers through a harrowing tale. Join me in bringing a spotlight to our reading programs, whether at home or at school, by highlighting their appeal using creative displays. Here are my picks for some of the best reading classroom displays! 1. Author Studies It’s great for students to learn about and appreciate a variety of authors. It’s provides wonderful inspiration for their own writing. What’s more, kids can find common themes or connections between an author’s different texts.Continue reading
*This post contains affiliate links for convenient viewing* It’s been a while since I posted a fun classroom theme! So here is a compilation of the best ideas I’ve seen for an awesome detective classroom theme. This theme is great because: which kid out there doesn’t fantasize about going to a super secret spy school? With a theme like this, you’ll have your students feeling like they’re part of a very exclusive and important mission within their school. So, take out your shades, magnifying glasses and trench coats and check out these awesome ideas for the best detective classroom theme. Classroom Decor Here are some ways to decorate your class to look like theContinue reading
Elementary classrooms are known to be decorated with splashes of color, big bold displays, word walls, schedules and more! However, often times teachers may forget to include a little bit of their own style sense in their classroom while catering to the eyes of their little students. But, there’s no reason why we can’t make our classrooms both a stylish and engaging environment. Here are 6 of the most stylish classroom decoration ideas I have come across, that are: affordable, DIY without requiring too much skill, and lastly, a stylish twist to any classroom. Check these ideas out: 1.Remodel An Ikea Trivet Ikea’s trivet is super useful in the classroom because you can apply pushpinsContinue reading
Creating Art is a time for celebrating free thinking, creativity and workmanship. Often times, when students complete an art piece they feel proud about it and want to display it. Of course teachers love to display student artwork as a way to liven up their walls. However, with time and experience that form of displaying art can get dull and predictable. So, I present to you: 8 unique ways to display student artwork. Your students will be thrilled to see their artwork this way! 1. Create An Art Mobile This is an awesome way to give your room some umph! An art mobile adds a 3D element to the work, and allows the artwork toContinue reading
*This post contains affiliate links for convenient viewing* Ok, so I know it’s not quite time to start clearing your desk, walls and student belongings, but getting an early start on your end of the year classroom clean-up is imperative! It makes life so much simpler. You’ll be more organized, productive and frankly happier for taking these steps early on. 1. Before all else, take pictures: You’ll definitely thank yourself later for this step. I used to pull up old pictures of my classroom when I was stumped on how to set up a specific section for the new school year. This is really helpful because sometimes you either want to avoid or follow specificContinue reading