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Woodland Classroom Theme Ideas for Elementary Teachers in 2023

Teachers that are looking for a rustic learning environment will love a woodland classroom theme. This classroom theme is all about adventures, exploring the outdoors, and wildlife. A favorite thing about this theme is it works great year round, and can even be changed slightly based on the seasons. This theme is great for classes that teach about the outdoors, wildlife and nature. It would look great in a science classroom. Learn more about a woodland classroom theme below and scoop up this woodland classroom theme packet!

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Woodland Animals Theme Bulletin Board Ideas

Below are some woodland animals theme bulletin board ideas for elementary teachers.

Woodland Bulletin Board Backgrounds

Consider buying fabric that has leaves or pine needles printed on it to use as a background. Rustic woods make an easy bulletin board background for a woodland theme and compliment it well. Craft paper is another easy and affordable choice for a woodland theme bulletin board background.

Woodland Bulletin Board Trim

woodland theme bulletin board trim with pennants, banner and bunting

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

  • pine needle garland 
  • pinecone garland
  • green, artificial leaves
  • burlap ribbon
  • bunches of craft paper

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Woodland Bulletin Board Title Ideas

  • use the phrase “Welcome to Our Neck of the Woods” on a bulletin board or your door.
  • create a bulletin board to display student work titled “Tree-mendous Work.”
  • when creating your own phrases use words like adventure and explore.
  • display student work with the quote “We’re Nuts About Learning” featuring decorations of woodland animals.
  • name your student job bulletin board “Wilderness Guides.”

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5 Ideas for a Woodland Themed Classroom

  1. Make large trees to decorate your wall out of bulletin board paper
  2. Decorate your classroom with small, artificial Christmas trees
  3. Use camping chairs as flexible seating options
  4. Select wooden baskets for storage throughout the room
  5. Add artificial grass as an area rug in the classroom
free printable planning organizers for woodland classroom theme on a desk

Themes to Pair Your Woodland Theme With

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

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