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15 Fun Classroom Ideas for Back-to-School

Transform your classroom into a welcoming space with these creative ideas!

Updated: June 9, 2019

We love looking at our Instagram feed to see the amazing things teachers are doing in their classrooms, and we all know this is the truth:

A post shared by @inspire_teachers on

If you're one of the many teachers who puts their own time and money into transforming a bare classroom into a place students will actually enjoy, get a little back-to-school inspiration from your fellow educators below.

 

1. This delightful globe from @coryharrisart:

 

2. How about the Harry Potter-themed door shared by @theengagingstation:

 

3. Who wouldn't want to sit down with a book in @me_my_class_and_i's room?

 

4. Maybe this is the year to try out @thecolorfulteacher's flexible seating options:

 

5. Have fun with emoji like @hansonsworksofheart:

A post shared by Mrs. Hanson (@worksof_heart) on

 

6. Taco about books like @hello_jessimarie:

 

7. Follow @talesfromaverybusyteacher's lead and get students into the growth mindset:

 

8. If you have windows, @causeya's curtains create a nice homey vibe:

 

9. Get colorful like @cassie_stephenz did.

 

10. Hit up your local Target like @maestra_in_3rd:

 

11. Bravo to @polkadotspencilsandteal's Bravo Board:

 

12. Encourage students with @headoverheelsforteaching's Reward Board:

 

13. Get to know your new students with a book recommendation tree like @lessonswithlaughter:

 

14. Re-create @teachwithsparkle's All-Star doorway idea:

 

15. Set up a teacher/team website like this one by @maniacsinthemiddle:

 

What Back-to-School ideas are you most excited to use in your classroom? Tag us in your classroom pictures on Instagram or email them to social[at]teachervision.com to be featured!

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