Inside: When you use items that the children have made to decorate a classroom, you are adding more personality to your environment.
Have you noticed that when you display your children’s artwork and projects, they beam?
They are so proud of what they worked on, and love pointing it out to anyone.
“I made that!”
It also makes our classroom feel more homey. It’s their classroom, so it only makes sense that their work is what is hanging in the windows and on the walls. Even on the shelves!
I’ll take child-made classroom decor over commercial decor any day.
And, since teachers are always on a budget, we are saving money not buying all those posters and decorations!
I thought I’d share some of the ways we have used the children’s work to adorn our toddler and preschool classroom.
Easy Ways to Decorate a Classroom with the Children’s Work
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Here’s another tree that we made for our spin art apples.
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We’ve also combined art from different classes to make one bulletin board, such as this sunflower art.
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We’ve even taking a circle time activity and displayed the results on the wall.
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Another fun rainbow window activity was filling and hanging baubles. This was part of a color sorting activity we did with our 2 year olds.
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We like to hang our work in the hallway window, too!
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When spring arrived, we put our ladybugs in the window.
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Hanging from the Ceiling
Yep, take advantage of your classroom ceiling, too!
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For St. Patrick’s Day, we made shamrocks out of heavy paper and hung them on a wire in the window.
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