Have you visited our Pinterest site yet? We’ve curated boards on all sorts of educational topics. Today we’re spotlighting our top 5 picks on DIY ideas for the elementary classroom. Check them out below.
1. Personalized Bunting
Decorate your classroom with the goals and aspirations of your students! Near the beginning of the year or semester, give every student a triangle to write down what they hope to accomplish in the coming months. String them all together as a reminder of all that the class wants to accomplish.
2. Fingerprint Tree
At the beginning of the year, have every student paint their finger and then stamp their fingerprint onto the tree. Frame the picture somewhere prominent in the classroom to remind students that they are all friends.
3. Make Your Own Glitter
Primary teachers–how much glitter do you go through in a typical school year? Try out this recipe combining salt and food colouring to create your own glitter.
4. Hot Crayon Art
If you’re already on Pinterest, chances are you’ve seen this before. Recreate this rainbow masterpiece by attaching crayons to the top of a canvas board and taking aim with a hair dryer.
5. Framed Cork board Showcase
Display student’s best work by spray painting an old frame with a jazzy colour. Cut a piece of cork board to size and then hang up in your classroom as a fun way to display your students’ best work.
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