Saturday, June 4, 2011

Cowboy / Western Theme








BACKGROUNDS:
  • denim
  • bandana
  • red and white checkered tablecloths
  • cowprint
  • burlap
  • flannel
BORDERS:
  • rope
  • raffia


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TITLE SUGGESTIONS:
  • Welcome Board: Rounding Up ___, Rootin' Tootin' ___, Roping Up ___, The Posse, Galloping Into __ Grade,
  •  Job Board: Wanted Hard Workers, Ranch Hands, These Boots Are Made for Working
  •  Behavior Board: Birthday Buckeroos
  •  Student Work Board: Work Worth Hollerin' About, Best in the West, Kick Up Your Heels For___, Blue Ribbon Work, 
  • Academic Boards: Write 'Em Cowboy, Howdy Partners, The Word Herd (with cows)
ADDING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING WILL HELP ENHANCE YOUR THEME:
  • cowboy hats
  • boots
  • metal buckets
  • horseshoes
  • sheriff badges
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  • Use faux bales of hay to sit on
  • Create a cozy campfire for sharing stories
  • Section off part of your classroom to create a barn or use fences for a reading corral
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The following seven images are from Mrs. Robertson's classroom. I love the bandanas and cowboy hats hanging on the walls. Her reading area is so stinking cute. I think she did an amazing job of going all out with a theme, but keeping the room organized and neat looking.







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Kristina contacted me to share the link to her classroom photos. I love how she created this theme:































The following 8 photos are from Mrs. Martin's class site.










Mrs. Bainbridge's Classroom: Scroll down to see some of her western items.

The Virtual Vine: This is more preK/Kish, but there are lots of ideas that could be adapted to a classroom theme.


Nancy Jang's Classroom: She blogs for scholastic. Last summer I nearly fell off my chair when she posted this entry that included myself in the same sentence as Beth Newingham. Seriously...my eyes bugged out and I was flattered beyond words.

9 comments:

  1. Please, oh PLEASE say you are going to do a theme for Pirates!!! = )

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  2. @ Nicole: I'll taking on the Pirate theme on 6/26. The beach / tropical theme will have a few pirate items as well. http://clutterfreeclassroom.blogspot.com/p/classroom-themes.html

    :)

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  3. Yaaay!!! Thanks so much! so excited!!

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  4. This is so wonderful! I did a Western theme last year in my kindergarten class and it was fun. (I grew up in Colorado so I loved it.) I'm doing it again this year and these pictures have some great ideas. Thanks!

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  5. This is amazing! I am a first year teacher and I am thinking you have saved my life :) Thanks so much!!

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  6. Can anyone tell me why I can't get some of the pictures to load? I'm loving this theme and want to see all of the goodies! :)

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  7. I am having the same problem with the photos. I can see them on the other themes, but not on the western theme.

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  8. Where did you get all those great borders? I've seen some of them online, but not the jean or handkerchief looking ones. Thanks! These ideas are AMAZING!!

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