Patriotic Themed Classroom - Ideas & Printable Classroom Decorations

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

Patriotic Classroom Theme Ideas & Photos 

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

A Patriotic Theme Classroom is a popular choice for educators looking to create a cohesive and creative learning environment. It's great not only for social studies or civics teachers, but for any class studying American History. It can be used as a yearlong theme or to enhance a study of the government, presidential election process, Constitution Day, and more.  Here you will find Patriotic classroom theme ideas and pictures to inspire teachers and home school families.  You will feel organized and have your learning spaces looking amazing in no time! Best of all it can be done on a budget. Below you will find:
  • Patriotic theme bulletin boards and phrases
  • a compilation of inspiring Patriotic classroom theme pictures 
  • 10 tips for setting up a classroom with a Patriotic theme
  • quick, easy & editable Patriotic theme classroom essentials
  • links to related decor items 
  • free classroom theme printables to help you get organized


PATRIOTIC Theme Classroom: If you’re an elementary teacher who is thinking about a American, America, Social Studies, flags, or an americana theme then this classroom decor blog post is for you. It’ll make decorating for back to school fun and easy. It’s full of photos, tips, ideas, and free printables to plan and organize how you will set up your classroom and decorate your bulletin boards for the first day of school and beyond.

10 Tips for Creating a Patriotic-Themed Classroom

Are you planning a patriotic themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides great decoration tips and ideas for the best patriotic theme yet! It has photos, ideas, supplies & printable classroom decor to will make set up easy and affordable. You can create a patriotic theme on a budget!
  1. Select red or blue as your main color for bulletin board backgrounds and accent the room with the other color and white.
  2. Use decorative fabrics with stars or stripes to cover open shelving or to use as a table cover to create extra storage.
  3. Target often offers President flash cards in their Dollar Spot. Use these as a bulletin board trim.
  4. Create a welcome board that reads, "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of __ Grade."
  5. Take photos of your students standing in front of an American Flag. Use those pictures to label lockers/cubbies or as a classroom display.
  6. Make a sign for your classroom library that reads, "Library of Congress."
  7. Check Dollar Stores and party stores in the summer for 4th of July decor. There your will find lots of great items to complement your patriotic classroom theme.
  8. Add the Presidential Seal to the front of your desk.
  9. Refer to your guided math teams or reading groups by the names of national monuments, presidents, etc.
  10. A low-cost way to enhance your Patriotic 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 Patriotic Classroom Theme Printables 

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

Items to Complement a Patriotic Theme Classroom

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Related Resources

Patriotic Themed Books to Read Aloud & Display

Patriotic Classroom Theme Pictures

Have you visited the Clutter-Free Classroom Theme and Color Scheme page yet? What are you waiting for? Click here to see photos & get ideas for 40 different classroom themes!

BACKGROUNDS:
  • solid color fabric, paper or plastic table cloths in red, white or blue (Target has some really bold, bright wrapping paper in solid colors that would look good too).
  • decorative fabric with stars, stripes or a combo of both
  • you could also incorporate camo print and the military

BORDERS:
  • Target often has president flash cards in the dollar section. These would make a cute border on bulletin boards.
  • patriotic ribbons
  • die cut stars
  • photocopied money
TITLE SUGGESTIONS:
  • Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of __ Grade
ADDING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING WILL HELP ENHANCE YOUR THEME:
  • American flag
  • Models of national monuments
  • 5 pointed stars
  • Bald eagle cutout
  • Statue of Liberty cutout
  • Class Newsletter = State of the Union
  • Class Rules = Constitution
  • Use branches of government as names for jobs
  • Take a picture of each student wearing one of those red,white and blue hats you can buy at party stores. Display them on a board titled, "Star Spangled Students."
  • Add the Presidential Seal to the front of your desk
  • Refer to your meeting area as "The Oval Office"
  • Call your reading area the "Library of Congress"
  • Hang a map and have the kids "Read Across America" by counting miles per book.
  • Check out the 4th of July clearance section.
This bundle contains 34 coordinating products that will allow you to design an amazing, personalized beach themed classroom for very little cost. The bundle includes several editable files so you may use your own fonts and colors to customize nameplates, cubby labels, name tags, binder covers, newsletters, dismissal cards, schedule cards and more. You'll receive all of the items shown below:

Click to visit the Classroom Themes Page featuring free ideas for almost 40 of the most popular classroom themes and color schemes.
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This post is part of my Classroom Theme Series. Visit my classroom theme page to view ideas & pictures of all different themed classrooms.






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This would be a great project for the kids to do that could be a decoration throughout the year.


The next 3 images are from Cricut Your Classroom. Wendy makes some really cool crafts.




PATRIOTIC Theme Classroom: If you’re an elementary teacher who is thinking about a American, America, Social Studies, flags, or an americana theme then this classroom decor blog post is for you. It’ll make decorating for back to school fun and easy. It’s full of photos, tips, ideas, and free printables to plan and organize how you will set up your classroom and decorate your bulletin boards for the first day of school and beyond.
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