A Little Fishy

Any chance I have to talk about my classroom theme, I'm in!

I'm linking up to Surfin' Through Second's Linky party all about classroom themes.
If you follow my blog you can probably guess my theme but if not it is ocean/fish themed.

I don't think I ever thought about what my theme was going to be.. I just knew since I started teaching it would be nautical/ocean/fish themed. I LOVE the water, swimming, and fishing. The water has always been a big part of my life  so it just fits. It just brings a smile to my face looking around my classroom and knowing my theme has meaning as silly as that sounds. I guess it reminds me of home :)

Lets get to the pictures shall we?
My main colors were decided after I bought the fabric for my banner: Green, Blue, Yellow. But you'll find other bright colors all over as well but I'm trying to make these mostly predominate.
Read more about this project here.
You will also see the bright colors in my wreath:
Read more about this project here.
Then I found my bulletin board boarder last week:
It has blue, yellow, green = perfect. I want to put it on bright blue paper. I might double boarder it with yellow to really make it pop.

I'll be printing my headers for my bulletin board using this font for a fun vibe that also adds brightness:
From LetteringDelights.com, found here.
I might back some of the letters with card stock, if so I'll be using this pack I picked up on sale from Jo-Annes:
The colors match my boarder pretty perfectly and my wreath! My trick is I keep pictures on my cell phone so then I can see if things would really go well together.

My calendar numbers, behavior chart, newsletters, labels, and everything else I've created for my classroom (will be posting soon!) has had fishy clip art from Lettering Delights that looks like this:
From LetteringDelights.com, found here.
They also have a a set called School of Fish I use a lot that I love since it incorporates fish AND school stuff! It's found here.

I have some fishing net I'll hang on a wall, stuffed animal shark, dark blue buckets, and a few more things for the student's desks that will add to the 'ocean/fish' theme. I wish I could take pictures of it all but its packed up in my classroom. Guess you'll have to wait for the big classroom reveal in August!

But can you picture the theme coming together? I'm hoping it will look fabulous!

ps. I went to Walmart for a few things I got very excited when I saw this:
It is spiral notebooks right in the front! That means school supplies shopping is coming! Can't wait for Target to get theirs!

14 comments

  1. Okay, you inspired me. I need to make those pennant banner things. LOVE!

    Sarah
    Miss A's Kindergarten

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  2. I love your theme! I am doing an ocean theme and I have loved getting ready for it!
    Jennifer
    kindertrips

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  3. OH YEA!!! I am so excited you posted that sign. I have been waiting and waiting for the school season shopping to begin!

    Misty
    Think, Wonder, & Teach

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  4. I'm inspired, too! I love your banner! I really think I'm going to have to make one for my classroom!!

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  5. I love it! Everything is bright and colorful and kids love an ocean theme:) The banner is just too cute! Thank you so much for sharing.

    Aloha,
    Corinna
    Surfin' Through Second

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  6. Hey there!!

    Loving your class theme! I also have a beach/ocean theme going on :D Stop by my blog when you get the chance to take a peek..I've also given your an award!

    Courtney
    Teaching in Paradise

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  7. I love your classroom theme and colors! Your classroom is going to be a happy, bright place to be!

    Delighted in Second
    Hope you will join my $20 TPT gift certificate giveaway!

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  8. My former classroom color scheme was blue, green, yellow. It is a great color combo! I'm trying a new color scheme this year. Gray and yellow with black and white accents.
    BTW, I LOVE your blog design!!!
    Modern Kindergarten

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  9. It looks really fabulous. I liked your theme, wreath and creative ideas in it. As a writer in dissertation writing service UK one should have creative ideas in writing. Anyways, i am really exited and waiting for the big classroom reveal.

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