How classroom decorations can be enlightening for both teachers and students.
Classrooms have always been decorated for years, but nowadays there is no need to go through the hassle of decorating a whole class when you could simply decorate the door. You can encourage students to come up with their own ideas; This is a great way to get students involved while having fun. Decorating will also help to promote student participation and unity in the classroom as it is an interesting and exciting activity. Decorations can be made that not only students in the classroom will enjoy but also passersby. Many classroom door decorations today are often inspired by a particular theme. Themes can be inspired by a season such as fall. A fall theme may in turn be inspired by characteristics of fall such as Halloween or leaves.
Ideas for Decorating Classroom Doors with leaves
If you would like your classroom door decorations to be inspired by fall, you should first consider things that are unique to the season. It can be decided what particular features are to be highlighted. The decorations may feature as many characteristic of the season as possible or a specific one. You may cut out paper in the shape of a rake to be placed on the door. This can then hung on or taped to the door. The names of the students can be written on paper cut in the shape of leaves ( each student can write their own name). These paper shaped leaves can then be taped or pasted under the rake. Natural and colorful fall leaves may also be used. Classroom doors can also be decorated by making a paper shaped tree. You may make a big tree or several small trees. Paper leaves with the students’ names can be placed in an asymmetrical position descending from the tree to the bottom of the door. The leaves can include not only the names of students but also events that are taking place in the classroom or at school during fall. If do not wish to do all this cutting and pasting, you can still make your classroom door decoration one inspired by fall. Decorations are readily available at teacher and craft stores. Some simple words written on paper also goes a long way. Writing quotes on the door such as “œlearning always LEAVES you happy” is a fun and simple way of embracing the spirit of fall.
Ideas for Decorating Doors Inspired by Halloween
Halloween decorations for classroom doors can be bought at a variety of stores during the season. However, if you do not wish to buy decorations, you can always make your own. A life-size scarecrow can be placed hanging from behind the door. Bats and owls can also be placed on the door. Each student can make a bat or owl with his or her own name. Witches hats can also be made from craft paper to be placed on the door. Pumpkin Jack-o-lanterns can also be made from paper.