15 Fun Classroom Ideas for Back-to-School

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

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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:

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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:

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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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