Finding fun and affordable middle school classroom décor can be tricky. Your students are growing up, but in many ways, they’re still kids! We’ve come up with a list of ideas to help you get inspired to create a learning space you and your students will love (and deserve)!
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1. Welcome everyone
These inclusive signs let all students know that they belong in your classroom.
Buy it: Welcome banner
2. Start a dialogue
This bulletin board promotes healthy conversations among students.
Buy it: shiplap wallpaper, string lights, self-adhesive letters
3. Set the rules
Be clear on what is and is not acceptable in your classroom.
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4. Quarantine germs
Keep hygiene under control with a simple organizing hack!
Buy it: caddy with compartments
5. Promote a growth mindset
This middle school classroom décor idea turns doubts into dreams!
Buy it: growth mindset poster
6. Do it yourself
Make a great desk with hairpin legs, a wooden board, and metal piping.
Buy it: tall metal hairpin legs
7. Pull out a chair
Create an inviting and flexible seating area with these cool chairs.
Buy it: bean bag chairs
8. Customize your cart
Add a little flair while getting even more organized!
Buy it: rolling cart, bulletin board paper
9. Update your library
Too many books (is there such thing)? Add some storage space!
Buy it: white bookshelf
10. Decode the time
This cool math-themed clock will help you keep track of time.
Buy it: Math clock
11. Roll up a seat
Flexible seating can also be functional and fun! Check out other flexible seating options here!
Buy it: stability ball
12. Share words of encouragement
Use cabinets and counter space to give everyone a boost.
Buy it: inspirational posters, letter board
13. Warm up to science
Did you ever think learning about the elements could be so warm and cozy?
Buy it: periodic table blanket
14. Highlight mental health
Open up an ongoing conversation about the importance of mental health.
Buy it: emotions chart, wellness wheel
15. Celebrate mistakes
If, at first, you don’t succeed, try and try again.
Buy it: inspirational classroom banner
16. Share some wisdom
Encourage students to reflect on the words of inspirational leaders.
Buy it: historical leaders posters, African American history leaders
17. Build important skills
Empower students with an important reminder.
Buy it: fundamentals wall art
18. Explore the body
These great anatomy posters are perfect middle school classroom décor for science students!
Buy it: anatomy classroom poster
19. Motivate them
Hang this wall art to remind your students to aim high and work hard.
Buy it: motivational posters
20. Create a relaxation nook
Life can get pretty stressful. Offer a space where students can decompress.
Buy it: hoop canopy, neutral throw pillows, round side table, tall plastic vase, artificial plant
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