WHY CHOOSE A FARM CLASSROOM THEME
This farm classroom theme is a classic! Teachers love this traditional theme because it’s simple, yet fun, and there are tons of DIY ideas you can incorporate with this theme to create a customized rustic or modern theme. Plus, elementary students love animals and this theme definitely incorporates that! This theme works for both lower and upper elementary students.
BULLETIN BOARD IDEAS
BULLETIN BOARD BACKGROUNDS
Cow print fabric, wrapping paper, and tablecloths make for a fun bulletin board background design! You could also use a mix of red gingham and blue denim fabrics for bulletin boards. If you prefer solid color fabric or butcher paper for bulletin board backgrounds, consider using the colors black, red, green, or brown.
BULLETIN BOARD TRIM
- fake straw
- red and white checker print
- strip of astroturf grass
- cow print fabric
- tractor prints made from paint-dipped tractor toy wheels
- pictures of farm animals
- corn stalks
- farm animal stickers on plain border
BULLETIN BOARD TITLES
- “Moooovin and Groooovin”
- “Have You Herd? (Grade) is the best!”
- “In the Moooood for Learning”
- “Plowin’ into (Grade)”
- When creating your own titles, use words like neigh, eggs, or field.
OTHER IDEAS FOR A FARM CLASSROOM THEME
- Use small metal pails to hold pencils.
- Name your guided math teams and reading groups after farm animals.
- Store manipulatives and supplies in straw baskets that are used for vegetables (often, farm stands will give these away).
- Outdoor carpeting that looks like grass complements the theme well.
- Take photos of your students wearing a pair of overalls and a straw hat to use to label cubbies/lockers or as a classroom display.
- Place toy tractors around the classroom.
- Cow print fabric, tablecloths and wrapping paper make a great table cover.
- Set up a display of books that relate to the theme by standing them on a counter or shelf.
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CHECK OUT THESE UPDATES:
- We used all new clipart (including much more diverse characters).
- We made the entire bundle 100% editable so not only can you customize it with your students’ names and details specific to your classroom, you can now translate EVERYTHING into other languages too. This has long been a request from teachers of ELLs and immersion classrooms.
- We added resources for online teaching and distance learning so you can create a classroom community feel even when teaching remotely.
- We created online teaching backdrops and items to create your own background if teaching at home.
BEST OF ALL…the original version AND the newly updated version are included in both the Elementary Classroom Decor All Access Collection and if you purchase this theme on its own in our teacher store.