Thursday, March 31, 2016

Chalkboard Themed Classroom - Ideas & Printable Classroom Decorations

Are you planning a chalkboard themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best chalkboard theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a chalkboard theme on a budget!

Chalkboard Classroom Theme Ideas & Photos 

Are you planning a chalkboard themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best chalkboard theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a chalkboard theme on a budget!


A Chalkboard Theme Classroom is a popular choice for educators looking to create a cohesive and creative learning environment. It appeals to both elementary and older students.  Here you will find Chalkboard classroom theme ideas and pictures to inspire teachers and home school families.  You will feel organized and have your learning spaces looking amazing in no time! Best of all it can be done on a budget. Below you will find:
  • Chalkboard theme bulletin boards and phrases
  • a compilation of inspiring Chalkboard classroom theme pictures 
  • 10 tips for setting up a classroom with a Chalkboard theme
  • quick, easy & editable Chalkboard theme classroom essentials
  • links to related decor items 
  • free classroom theme printables to help you get organized
Are you planning a chalkboard themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best chalkboard theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a chalkboard theme on a budget!
{click to download and access these Chalkboard Theme Decor printables}

Are you planning a chalkboard themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best chalkboard theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a chalkboard theme on a budget!

Are you planning a chalkboard themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best chalkboard theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a chalkboard theme on a budget!

10 Tips for Creating a Chalkboard-Themed Classroom
Are you planning a chalkboard themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best chalkboard theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a chalkboard theme on a budget!
  1. Use black fabric as a background on your bulletin boards.
  2. Add stems and leaves to red paper lanterns to look like apples and hang them from the ceiling.
  3. Use chalkboard paint to upcycle surfaces that you can write on.
  4. Wrap cans, boxes and containers with chalkboard Duct Tape to create free classroom storage.
  5. Incorporate other themes and items associated with school such as crayons or apples.
  6. Use old lunchboxes, globes and other school themed artifacts as decor.
  7. White Sharpies on black cardstock or posterboard will look like you've written on a chalkboard.
  8. Name your guided math teams or reading groups after school supplies such as pencils, crayons, markers, etc.
  9. Tip 9
  10. A low-cost way to enhance your Chalkboard theme is to set up a display of books that relate to the theme by standing them on a counter or shelf.
{click to download and access these Chalkboard Theme Decor printables}

{click to download and access these Chalkboard Theme Decor printables}

Free Chalkboard Classroom Theme Printables 

Are you planning a chalkboard themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best chalkboard theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a chalkboard theme on a budget!
Are you planning a chalkboard themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best chalkboard theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a chalkboard theme on a budget!

Items to Complement a Chalkboard Theme Classroom

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Related Resources

Chalkboard or School Themed Books to Read Aloud & Display

Chalkboard or School Classroom Theme Pictures

Are you planning a chalkboard themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best chalkboard theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a chalkboard theme on a budget!
{click to download and access these Chalkboard Theme Decor printables}

Are you planning a chalkboard themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best chalkboard theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a chalkboard theme on a budget!
{click to download and access these Chalkboard Theme Decor printables}

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