DIY Ideas for Decorating Primary Classroom
Imagine a pre primary classroom full of bright faces. Picture the vividly colored pictures on the walls, the dancing letters, and some charming cartoon barnyard animals, a bright, exciting learning environment for kids. Colorful and exciting learning environment encourages young students to engage and learn. Exciting displays make kids engage in learning more. In the 21st century you should be much focused on DIY with your students as a tool to support learning and expanding imagination. It possesses enormous potential to “sink in” with kids and provide them with a sense of creation. Here are DIY classroom decorations for major inspiration.
1. 3D Stars: With few sheets of paper, glue stick, a twine to hang and scissor you can help your students make this. First take the colorful papers and draw stars on it. Then fold the patterned papers symmetrically, and one by one lay all the patterns. Now carefully apply glue to the back. Apply glue and attach the other parts to give a3D effect to the shape. Finally make a hole on the top and hang with a twine. You can try this with other shapes as well. It will make the class look colorful and also give the students an idea about shapes and sizes.
2. Levelled Book Boxes: This DIY idea also let your classroom be more organized. There will be chances your classroom already contain old big boxes. First cut the top part off each of the boxes. Now wrap up the boxes with colorful papers. You can make beautiful levels with different shapes and put the title of the subjects on it. Using a different color will be better and attractive. These colored boxes can be used to keep books of different subjects.
3. Foam Board Kids: This is something very unlikely but extremely interesting for the kids. Help the kids make life size cut outs which can really stand up to a year’s worth of use. The kids can lie down on a large sheet of foam board, while the partner traces carefully around them. Help them cut out the shapes and affix a sturdy cardboard stands to the back so that each figure can stand on its own. Invite the young students to decorate their figures using craft supplies, buttons, and fabric scraps. Arrange the figures around the room or put them in a playing space as a special display.
4. Fine Art Gallery: Kids love when you give importance to what they do and displaying their arts is a good way to encourage them. Open up a student art gallery in your classroom it can work wonders. Ask kids to add a title and description of his or her masterpiece and the medium used to create it. Display the descriptions beneath each painting, and then invite visitors to stroll the gallery with kids as their tour guides. It can be an incredible way too engage them into fruitful activity.
5. Where in the World: this DIY is great to build social studies and geography skills. Introduce a map signs at the beginning of the year. Ask the Have to design and build ‘street signs’ indicating various classroom areas; for example, library and playground etc. Make other traffic patterns like stop signs, green lights, and roadways for the room and come up with creative ways to guide people as they navigate the space.
There are other DIY ideas you can apply with your little students. A pre and primary teacher training helps you get along with innovative ideas to engage the restless minds in a more creative way.