Do you have a theme

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Do you have a classroom theme?

  1. Yes I have a theme

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  2. No I do not have a theme but I do have a color scheme going on

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  3. I do not have a theme or color scheme

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  1. 2inspire

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    Do you have a themed classroom? Either way would you mind voting and if you have a theme tell us what grade level you teach and what theme you use.

    Thanks
     
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  3. 2inspire

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    I do not have a theme but my room is all in navy and orange (I guess subconsciously I'm rooting for the Detroit Tigers:D )
     
  4. 2tired2teach

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    4th grade - sports emphasizing TEAMWORK
     
  5. Deb06

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    3rd Grade- Frogs

    Previously have done a beach theme and 50's theme.
     
  6. kidsr#1

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    STARS

    Students
    That
    Are
    Responsible
     
  7. Tasha

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    Kindergarten - multicolor polka dots and blue (background color)
     
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    5th grade, self-contained.

    This year, we're detectives. ;-)

    Chele :)
     
  9. pwhatley

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    1st grade, self-contained. My classroom colors are chocolate brown & sky blue. My theme, however, is endangered animals!
     
  10. teacherintexas

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    2nd grade

    Frogs

    I've had apples, trains, and rabbits as themes before.

    I want to do a western theme soon.
     
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    My K room will just be very colorful. I might add striped border and stuff like that to tie it in, but I just like colors!
     
  12. hawkteacher

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    No theme, just bright cheery colors.
     
  13. mdith4him

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    I'm going to do a frog theme this year in 1st grade. Last year I was in Kindergarten and did bumble bees :)
     
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    Ditto
     
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    1st 2nd and 3rd

    "A Bad Case of Stripes" (Book themes)

    I have done "A Bug's Life" and "Monster's Inc." (Movie themes)
     
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    Pre-K and our mascot will be a frog. Haven't thought of a name for him yet.
     
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    1st year in 1st grade. My theme is the beach. I have colorful towels for the kids to sit on when we have morning meeting. I also found fish stickers for the window and a colorful fish print for the bulletin board. I even found a bulletin board set to count down to our 100 day celebration. It is a giant fishbowl with 10 sets of colorful fish. My classroom helper will be the "lifeguard" and I will have a little beach chair for him/her to sit on. I'm very excited!
     
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    Most of my decorations are tropical, but I would not really call that a "theme." I mean, I don't call lessons by tropical names, that sort of thing.
     
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    2nd grade
    Teamwork theme
     
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    I have a Hollywood theme. My bulletin borders are popcorn, stars, filmstrip, and red sparkle. My classroom website is a Hollywood theme, too.
     
  21. Pisces_Fish

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    Love it.
     
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    You mean the Florida Gators! (Go Gators!)
     
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    Colors-red, black, zebra print

    Could easily turn this into an African Safari Adventure theme, but...I just don't want to buy much. We'll see.
     
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    2nd Grade
    Frogs
     
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    Ocean life
     
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    5th grade: TEAM/Teamwork supported by sports (especially softball/baseball)

    I do not incorporate a color palette into my room though. I have a number of different colors on my bulletin boards. :)
     
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    4th grade special education

    Ladybugs

    Red & black (of course!)

    Mine is mostly decorations, but sometimes I find something academic to go along with it. I am calling my resource folders BUGS (Being Unusually Good Students) this year, instead of Learning Logs. I didn't like the acronym for LADYBUGS on the MOOSE binder website.
     
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    2nd grade - Jungle Theme

    next year when I go back to 1st I will have a robot theme for my 2 year looping...I figured I could use a new theme every two years, because I'll get new kids every two years.
     
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    Kindergarten.... ducks/ponds
     
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    6th grade English

    School Theme is Baseball, but I am doing a general sports theme in my room.
     
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    I haven't been successful so far with themes. I teach 3rd grade and I'm realizing that a lot of my items are different versions of green and blues. I have a green and blue paisley directors chair, green baskets, blue baskets, green folders, etc.
     
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    3rd grade, self contained

    Planning on doing a camping theme
     
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    Same here! :)
     
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    I've decided on frogs too. What other things are you adding?



     
  36. teacherintexas

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    My frog fabric is green and blue. I picked the colors first since those are supposed to be condusive to learning, then found the frog fabric.

    So if you are desperate for a theme, frogs would be easy to implement with what you already have.
     
  37. teacherintexas

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    Does anyone change their theme yearly? I was thinking of doing that since I have my junk from earlier themes, but would never do it if I didn't already have the stuff. That would be very expensive!!
     
  38. 2tired2teach

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    How about "City Frog"? ;)
     
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    2nd grade- Smart cookies


    last year in third grade I used Smiles (to go with my name)
     
  40. dunwool

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    I have worked with teachers that change their themes yearly. I think it really depends on the students you have and how much work and money you want to spend on it all. :) I think I will change mine yearly because I am in a really small school and the kids will all have seen mine before they are actually even in the class, but that is just me.
     

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