Monday, March 14, 2016

Patriotic Themed Classroom - Ideas & Printable Classroom Decorations

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

Patriotic Classroom Theme Ideas & Photos 

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

A Patriotic Theme Classroom is a popular choice for educators looking to create a cohesive and creative learning environment. It's great not only for social studies or civics teachers, but for any class studying American History. It can be used as a yearlong theme or to enhance a study of the government, presidential election process, Constitution Day, and more.  Here you will find Patriotic 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:
  • Patriotic theme bulletin boards and phrases
  • a compilation of inspiring Patriotic classroom theme pictures 
  • 10 tips for setting up a classroom with a Patriotic theme
  • quick, easy & editable Patriotic theme classroom essentials
  • links to related decor items 
  • free classroom theme printables to help you get organized

10 Tips for Creating a Patriotic-Themed Classroom

Are you planning a patriotic themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best patriotic theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a patriotic theme on a budget!
  1. Select red or blue as your main color for bulletin board backgrounds and accent the room with the other color and white.
  2. Use decorative fabrics with stars or stripes to cover open shelving or to use as a table cover to create extra storage.
  3. Target often offers President flash cards in their Dollar Spot. Use these as a bulletin board trim.
  4. Create a welcome board that reads, "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of __ Grade."
  5. Take photos of your students standing in front of an American Flag. Use those pictures to label lockers/cubbies or as a classroom display.
  6. Make a sign for your classroom library that reads, "Library of Congress."
  7. Check Dollar Stores and party stores in the summer for 4th of July decor. There your will find lots of great items to complement your patriotic classroom theme.
  8. Add the Presidential Seal to the front of your desk.
  9. Refer to your guided math teams or reading groups by the names of national monuments, presidents, etc.
  10. A low-cost way to enhance your Patriotic 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 Patriotic Theme Decor printables}

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

Free Patriotic Classroom Theme Printables 

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

Items to Complement a Patriotic Theme Classroom

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Related Resources

Patriotic Themed Books to Read Aloud & Display

Patriotic Classroom Theme Pictures

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