Saturday, August 9, 2014

Patriotic / America / Social Studies Themed Classroom {Ideas, Photos, Tips, and More}






BACKGROUNDS:
  • solid color fabric, paper or plastic table cloths in red, white or blue (Target has some really bold, bright wrapping paper in solid colors that would look good too).
  • decorative fabric with stars, stripes or a combo of both
  • you could also incorporate camo print and the military

BORDERS:
  • Target often has president flash cards in the dollar section. These would make a cute border on bulletin boards.
  • patriotic ribbons
  • die cut stars
  • photocopied money
TITLE SUGGESTIONS:
  • Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of __ Grade
ADDING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING WILL HELP ENHANCE YOUR THEME:
  • American flag
  • Models of national monuments
  • 5 pointed stars
  • Bald eagle cutout
  • Statue of Liberty cutout
  • Class Newsletter = State of the Union
  • Class Rules = Constitution
  • Use branches of government as names for jobs
  • Take a picture of each student wearing one of those red,white and blue hats you can buy at party stores. Display them on a board titled, "Star Spangled Students."
  • Add the Presidential Seal to the front of your desk
  • Refer to your meeting area as "The Oval Office"
  • Call your reading area the "Library of Congress"
  • Hang a map and have the kids "Read Across America" by counting miles per book.
  • Check out the 4th of July clearance section.
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