WHY CHOOSE A PATRIOTIC CLASSROOM THEME
A Patriotic Theme Classroom is a popular choice for educators looking to create a cohesive and creative learning environment. It’s great not only for social studies or civics teachers, but for any class studying American History. It can be used as a yearlong theme or to enhance a study of the government, presidential election process, Constitution Day, and more. Here you will find Patriotic classroom theme ideas and pictures to inspire teachers and homeschool families. You will feel organized and have your learning spaces looking amazing in no time! Best of all it can be done on a budget.
BULLETIN BOARD IDEAS
BULLETIN BOARD BACKGROUNDS
Consider selecting red or blue as your main color for bulletin board backgrounds and accenting the room with the other color and white. Butcher paper and fabric work great for bulletin board backgrounds.
BULLETIN BOARD TRIM
- Target often offers president flashcards in their dollar spot. Use these as a bulletin board trim.
- red, white and blue tissue paper twisted together
- red and white stripe ribbon
BULLETIN BOARD TITLES
- Make a sign for your classroom library that reads, “Library of Congress.”
- “This Year is Going to be a Blast!”
- “(Your name)’s Shining Stars”
- “Free to Read”
- When creating your own titles, use words like blast, star, or spark.
OTHER IDEAS FOR A PATRIOTIC CLASSROOM THEME
- Use decorative fabrics with stars or stripes to cover open shelving or to use as a table cover to create extra storage.
- Take photos of your students standing in front of an American Flag. Use those pictures to label lockers/cubbies or as a classroom display.
- Check Dollar Stores and party stores in the summer for 4th of July decor. There you will find lots of great items to complement your patriotic classroom theme.
- Add the Presidential Seal to the front of your desk.
- Refer to your guided math teams or reading groups by the names of national monuments, presidents, etc.
- A low-cost way to enhance your Patriotic theme is to 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.
Items to Complement a Patriotic Theme Classroom
Patriotic Themed Books to Read
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