Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Travel Themed Classroom - Ideas & Printable Classroom Decorations

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

Travel Classroom Theme Ideas & Photos 

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

A Travel 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.  A travel theme is great as a yearlong classroom theme to send the message that your kids are off to great places and helps to create a more global mindset beyond themselves and shows them that where they are on the map right now is part of a much bigger place. Travel theme decor works very well with a Holidays Around the World unit. It also complements a study of different countries which is especially great for years when there are winter games or summer games. Here you will find Travel classroom theme ideas and pictures to inspire teachers and home school families.  You will feel organized and have your learning Travels looking amazing in no time! Best of all it can be done on a budget. Below you will find:
  • Travel theme bulletin boards and phrases
  • a compilation of inspiring Travel classroom theme pictures 
  • 10 tips for setting up a classroom with a Travel theme
  • quick, easy & editable Travel theme classroom essentials
  • links to related decor items 
  • free classroom theme printables to help you get organized

10 Tips for Creating a Travel-Themed Classroom

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

  1. Use maps as backgrounds for bulletin boards.
  2. Ask friends and family for globes to use as decor throughout the classroom.
  3. Create a welcome board reading, "__ Grade is Going to Be an Amazing Journey!"
  4. Use old suitcases or travel trunks as storage in the classroom.
  5. Collect travel brochures and add them to your classroom library.
  6. Use boarding passes as border to trim a bulletin board.
  7. Hang inflatible globes from the ceiling.
  8. Incorporate flags from around the world into your theme.
  9. Dedicate a large space to a map of the world. Title it, "Reading Can Take You Anywhere" and use it to mark locations that are settings in books that you and your students read throughout the year.
  10. A low-cost way to enhance your Travel 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 Travel Theme Decor printables}
{click to download and access these Travel Theme Decor printables}

Free Travel Classroom Theme Printables 

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

Items to Complement a Travel Theme Classroom

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