Get Impressed by Classroom Earlier than and Afters

Classroom transformations can be so satisfying when you turn an unorganized space into a calm learning environment. Get inspired with these real-world classroom before and after photos. Starting with a blank or messy classroom can be intimidating, but these before and after photos prove that your hard work is worth it!

And psst…you don’t have to have a Pinterest-worthy classroom to make it a positive space for you and your students. Read why this teacher believes in starting with an empty classroom instead.

Colorful Turned Cozy

This classroom was turned into a cozy oasis with light blue accents. We’re loving the simplicity with trendy black and white features.

Source: Morgan W.

Add Some Color

Pops of color on the cabinets totally changed this space!

Source: Miss Decarbo

Typical to Trendy

This room made a huge transformation from a typical classroom to a trendy space with shiplap wall accents (hello Joanna Gaines). Colorful pops bring light to the room and keep it happy!

Source: Cheyenne H

From Dark to Light

This classroom became so much lighter and brighter by changing up what was on the walls!

Source: @heathernic

Cozy Reading Rug

Even we want to read in this new, cozy reading area.

Source: @little_miss_eyfs

You Be You Transformation

This classroom looks ready for learning this school year!

Source: Michelle, 4th Grade Teacher

A Little Bit of Love

This room needed a little bit of love on the bulletin boards to make it look like new. We’re so jealous of that great cabinet storage.

Source: @teachingthe_treasurecoast

Starting with Nothing

Starting with nothing but some boxes can be intimidating. The upside is you have a blank canvas to create a classroom of your own!

Source: happy.special.learning

A Happy Learning Transformation

Making your room functional for the start of the school year is so important. These group desk stations are great, and we’re loving the natural window light.

Source: @crafty.primary.teacher

Organization is Everything

How satisfying is this closet organization? A little time and patience pay off.

Source: @jekinthebox

Nature Theme

This nature theme worked so well for this room.

Source: Building Book Love

Chaos to Calm

Finally finishing getting each supply put away is the best feeling. This room looks ready for students!

Source: @mindfulmsbee

The Perfect Teacher Desk

This teacher desk is a dream! The transformation of the back wall made all the difference.

Source: @thepurrfectpencil

Keep it Spaced Out

Each student has their own personal space with this set up. Look what an empty classroom can become!

Source: @MsBodnerFCCPS

Stacked Desks to Completed Classroom

How intimidating is it to just have a stack of desks in the middle of the room? Afterward, a completed setup is so satisfying.

Source: Heart of the Class

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