Sports Themed Classroom - Ideas & Printable Classroom Decorations

Are you planning a sports themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best sports theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a sports theme on a budget!

Sports Classroom Theme Ideas & Photos 

Are you planning a sports themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best sports theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a sports theme on a budget!

A Sports Theme Classroom is a popular choice for educators looking to create a cohesive and creative learning environment. A sports themed classroom is very popular with upper elementary and middle school students as it enables a teacher to create a beautiful classroom setting without being too “cutesy.” It promotes teamwork and the sense of collaboration. Here you will find Sports classroom theme ideas and pictures to inspire teachers and home school families.  You will feel organized and have your learning Sports looking amazing in no time! Best of all it can be done on a budget. Below you will find:
  • Sports theme bulletin boards and phrases
  • a compilation of inspiring Sports classroom theme pictures 
  • 10 tips for setting up a classroom with a Sports theme
  • quick, easy & editable Sports theme classroom essentials
  • links to related decor items 
  • free classroom theme printables to help you get organized

10 Tips for Creating a Sports-Themed Classroom

Are you planning a sports themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best sports theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a sports theme on a budget!
  1. Use peel and stick parquet floor tiles to create an amazing looking bulletin board background that resembles a basketball court.
  2. An artificial grass carpet also looks really cool as a bulletin board background that looks like athletic fields.
  3. Sports are a popular birthday party theme so you may have great success looking at your local party store for decorative accents.
  4. Take picture of the students wearing gear from their favorite sports teams and use those photos as labels for lockers/cubbies, student work boards, or simply display them in the classroom.
  5. Make a display to post your learning goals that includes hockey and soccer.
  6. Use foam pool noodles to create a football goal post. (see image below)
  7. Add baseball accents to your student job board and title it "Pitch In!"
  8. Name your guided math teams or reading groups after local sports teams.
  9. Use the acronym T.E.A.M. (Together Everyone Achieves More) as a class motto.
  10. A low-cost way to enhance your Sports 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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Free Sports Classroom Theme Printables 

Are you planning a sports themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best sports theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a sports theme on a budget!
Are you planning a sports themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best sports theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a sports theme on a budget!

Items to Complement a Sports Theme Classroom

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