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10 Ways to Jazz Up Your Classroom

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Not only is it important to find quality classroom essentials at affordable prices, it is also important to bring fun and creativity to the classroom setting as well. Don’t let a boring classroom deflate your students’ interests—keep them imaginative and excited in a well decorated, energetic classroom environment all year long. We’ve listed our top ten most exciting classroom decorating ideas to spruce up any basic school room into a whimsical land of learning!
  • Use hodge-podge wrapping paper to cover ugly filing cabinets
  • Turn an old step ladder into a fun easel for classroom announcements, drawings assignments, etc.
  • Use stickers, wall paper or funky wall decals to jazz up basic bookshelves
  • Paint a cabinet with chalkboard paint and let students sign and/or draw on it
  • Stencil fun, colorful words around the classroom
  • Dress up your classroom door knobs or even cabinet knobs with flowers, fun stickers or even clever, unexpected objects (i.e. rope, buttons, bent silverware, etc.)
  • Use bold, funky wrapping paper with bright colors and patterns to cover up that boring, metal teacher’s desk
  • Make colorful paper lanterns during art time with students or simply buy them at any party goods store and hang them from ceiling to add visual interest and a dynamic energy to the classroom
  • Cover classroom door with wall paper or themed wrapping paper; change it up based on holidays, seasons or special occasions
  • Use crayons or markers to make fun classroom decorations like pictures frames, clocks or wreaths to hang on the walls