Enjoyable Concepts for Your Classroom

Coming up with great ideas for high school classroom decorations can be tough. You want to find items that are bright and vibrant but won’t be too cheesy or young for your maturing students. If you’re feeling stumped, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered! This list of decor suggestions will inspire you!

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1. Welcome your students

This industrial bulletin board set is perfect for chic classrooms.

Buy it: motivational bulletin board set  (also available in Spanish!)

2. Be inclusive

A must-have on your list of high school classroom decorations! Complete the look with a rainbow print and welcome mat.

Buy it: Everyone Is Welcome wall art, rainbow welcome mat

Source: @myenglishteachersays

3. Hang motivational wall art

What’s a high school classroom without these classic posters?

Buy it: motivational posters

4. Fill an aquarium

If your school allows, a small aquarium (and some cool marine wall art!) can bring life to your classroom!

Buy it: 2-gallon aquarium with LED lighting, marine canvas wall art set

Source: @ms.g_teaches_math

5. Liven up your student center

Artificial ivy vines are so versatile and can brighten up a classroom!

Buy it: silk ivy strands

Source: @thesecondaryscienceteacher

6. Make it vintage

These cool posters serve as helpful language arts reminders!

Buy it: literary posters

7. Get flexible

A cozy rug, fun throw pillows, and comfy cushions encourage students to gather round.

Buy it: Moroccan lattice area rug , inspirational pillow, round linen floor cushion

Source: @newteachcity

8. Set the rules

Choose high school classroom decorations that make your expectations clear.

Buy it: motivational quote classroom signs

9. Organize student supplies

A simple pegboard can tame the mess in your classroom.

Buy it: pegboard

Source: @the.efficient.classroom

10. Celebrate poetry

Remind students that even in dark times, there is light.

Buy it: poem poster

11. Open the door to kindness

Create a classroom filled with empathy and compassion.

Buy it: removable letter stickers

Source: @mrs_oltman

12. Get excited about science

What a perfect companion for your periodic table of elements!

Buy it: periodic table poster

13. Mix it up

Flexible seating can be anything from a high back chair to a stability ball!

Buy it: wooden high back chair, stability ball with pump

Source: @thecharmedclassroom

14. Inspired annotation kits

Fill plastic pencils case boxes with pens, highlighters, and post-its!

Buy it: plastic pencils case boxes

Source: @thatawkwardteacher

15. Highlight heroes

Posters of important figures in history make great high school classroom decorations.

Buy it: Black history posters

Source: @zainabjabak

16. Lighten up

These string lights are perfect for adding ambiance or highlighting sweet photos from the school year.

Buy it: twinkle string lights

17. Keep it positive

Choose wall art that encourages students to live with an attitude of gratitude.

Buy it: inspirational wall art canvas

Source: @my.craft.corner

18. Bust it up

These small sculptures will definitely be conversation starters!

Buy it: mini historical figure statues

Source: @coffeewithela

19. Add it up

These gorgeous math prints are functional and educational!

Buy it: math posters

20. Invite learning

Warm string lights, a floor lamp, playful throw pillows, and a few plants can really transform your classroom.

Buy it: indoor/outdoor string lights, floor lamp with adjustable reading lamp, geometric pillows, artificial mini potted plants

Source: @theplanneramic

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