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Gnomes Classroom Theme Ideas for Elementary Teachers in 2023

If you are a teacher that is playful and loves to garden, consider a gnomes classroom theme. This is a fun way to incorporate the outdoors and imagination  into your classroom. It is the pair blend of nature and bright colors to make your classroom environment comfortable for students. Teachers love this theme because it is unique and an instant conversation starter with guests. Students in lower and upper elementary grades will love learning in a gnome themed classroom. Learn more about a gnomes classroom theme below and scoop up this gnome classroom theme packet!

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Gnome Theme Bulletin Board Ideas

Below are some gnome theme bulletin board ideas for elementary teachers.

Gnome Bulletin Board Backgrounds

When creating a bulletin board for your gnome themed classroom, there are a variety of options to use for your background. One option is to use green felt as your background so it looks like grass. Another option is to use a polka dot fabric, red fabric with white polka dots looks great with a gnome theme. Finally, a roll of rustic wood bulletin board paper is easy and compliments this theme nicely.

Gnome Bulletin Board Trim

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In addition to traditional border, put these items around the perimeter of your board.

  • artificial flowers
  • ribbon with red and white polka dots
  • bunches of green tissue paper
  • green fringe to look like grass
  • party hats cut in half

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Gnome Bulletin Board Title Ideas

  • Write the phrase “Welcome to Our Gnome” on your classroom door.
  • Create a bulletin board for back to school with student names and write “Chillin With My Gnomies.”
  • Have students write about themselves and post it on a bulletin board titled “Get to Know Our Gnomies.”
  • Create a student of the week bulletin board titled “There’s Gnome One Like You.”
  • Create a kindness themed bulletin board titled “Be Kind Gnome Matter What.”

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5 Ideas for a Gnome Themed Classroom

  1. Decorate stools to look like toadstools 
  2. Turn clay pots into a gnome decoration 
  3. Have students complete a gnome paper roll craft to help decorate the classroom 
  4. Make decorate gnomes out of paper plates and fun paper
  5. Create paper mushroom garland
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Themes to Pair Your Gnome Theme With

Get access to all of the Clutter-Free Classroom decor themes and color schemes in the Elementary Classroom Decor Collection, including the ones listed below that pair really nicely with a gnomes theme.

  1. garden classroom theme 
  2. ladybug classroom theme
  3. woodland classroom theme
  4. red color scheme
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Gnome Themed Classroom Pictures

The gnome classroom theme bundle includes BOTH the original version (shown below) and the newly updated version (shown above). In the newer version, we used all new clipart which includes much more diverse characters. Also, 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. Both versions are available in the Elementary Classroom Decor Collection.

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In closing, we hope you found these gnomes classroom theme ideas helpful! If you did, then you may also be interested in the free gnome planning organizer below as well as these classroom decorating posts:

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