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Whether you're the kind of person to trim up your classroom like Buddy the Elf or if it's something entirely new to you, adding decorations to your classroom door is a fun way to get creative and kickstart the festive spirit for you and your class. Here are six classroom door decoration ideas you might like to steal this year.

 

1. Festive fireplace

 

Give your classroom a cosy feel with this fireplace scene door decoration. Add the children's names to the surrounding Christmas stockings to add a personal touch. 

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2. Take a sELFie

 

We all know how much young people love their phones and taking selfies these days. With this unique selfie hole idea, everyone can join in on the fun and get their picture taken as an elf.

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3. Let's get this gingerbread!

Turn your classroom into a sweet tooth's paradise with this cute gingerbread house theme. You could even add decorations inside the classroom to match the door's theme. Ginger biscuit, anyone?

 

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4. O' Christmas Tree


Oh, how I love you, Christmas tree! Although this decoration looks complicated, it's pretty simple to make. Fold green card into cone shapes to make the tree branches and decorate your door with glitter, tinsel or anything that takes your fancy.

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5. Wrap it up

'Gift' up your spirits by turning your classroom door into a literal Christmas present. There are so many possibilities for you to customise your door with this idea. You might like to suggest decorating each classroom door as a different coloured gift for an extended school classroom door theme!
 
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6. There's snow place like…


Who doesn't love a snowman? This idea is another great way for you to personalise your door. You could add your name or the key stage you teach. Don't forget to go crazy on the snow decorations!

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Head over to ypo.co.uk/christmas to find more ways to help you create, make and celebrate the festive season in your school or early years setting this year!

 

 
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