The end of November is close, which means that everyone’s favorite month of the year is almost here. Once Thanksgiving Day has passed, it is time for the most festive season to begin. And in order to celebrate it, you need to get into the Christmas spirit. If the city you live in has already been decorated, chances are your home is also already decorated. But what about school? Well, if you are a teacher, you should definitely think about school decorations. However, if you are a parent, maybe you can suggest a few ideas yourself. So, in this article we have prepared a few easy, creative and cute Christmas door decorations for school, which are going to solidify your spot as everyone’s favorite teacher. On the other hand, if you are one of the parents, you will provide a few easy Christmas crafts for kids and help out the teachers.
Here is the first Christmas door decorations you can try
Idea #1 for Christmas door decorations for school
For this Christmas tree you are going to need a few supplies:
- kite-shaped pieces of paper in two shades of green for the tree
- gold paper stars
- large red paper roll to cover the door
- paper ornaments, created by the kids
- paper gifts, made with craft paper and ribbon, also created by the kids
- “Merry Christmas” banner
And here’s how to include the kids in the making of this fun decoration:
- Let the kids create the ornaments – angels, stocking, baubles, wreaths, gingerbread men. Allow them to showcase their creativity and imagination.
- Wrap the door in red paper and arrange the tree, using the green kite-shaped pieces of paper.
- Then, you can let the kids add their ornaments (help them to spread them out evenly).
- Finally, add the star tree topper, the smaller stars and the paper gifts and voila!
A little something for the busy little elves
Classroom door decorations
For this next tutorial, these are the supplies you are going to need:
- large yellow paper roll to cover the door
- A4 pages for the kids to write their letters to Santa
- cardboard box for the mailbox (you can use a cereal box and cover it with crepe paper)
- Busy Little Elves heading (you can make it yourself or have the kids help you out)
- class name banner
- elves (print out an elf template and let the kids color them and attach their photos to them)
- green triangles for the grass
- scrap paper snowflakes
- three tubes decorated with paper and ribbons (two wider and one narrower)
And here’s how to recreate the look:
- Cover the door with the yellow paper.
- Add the grass, banners, snowflakes and the little elves.
- Attach the “mailbox” along with the tube under it and the two poles on the sides.
- Have the kids write their letters to Santa (leave one as an example above the mailbox). Then, make them put their letters into the mailbox.
If all the kids are well behaved, then you definitely need Santa’s nice list
Christmas classroom door decorations
Here are the supplies you are going to need:
- Christmas wrapping paper to cover the door (it will be best if you can find one, which says “Naughty or Nice”)
- 4 sheets of A4 paper for Santa’s nice list
- 1 length of tinsel to cover the frame of the door
- stars, made of craft paper
- name banner
- Santa Claus hat
Here’s how to do it:
- Cover the door with the wrapping paper.
- Add the tinsel around the frame of the door.
- Add the banner and stars.
- Then, let the kids write their names on Santa’s nice list and attach it to the door.
- Finally, add the Santa hat above the list.
Source: Teach Starter
Don’t worry, we have more tutorials prepared for you
Christmas door decorations for school – easy tutorial
Here’s what you are going to need for this cute gingerbread house look:
- lots of brown paper rolls to cover the door and the wall around it
- toilet paper rolls
- red ribbon
- white craft paper
- jar lids, painted in red and white to resemble candies
And now here’s how to recreate the look:
- Use the brown paper to cover the doors and walls around them. You are going to need a lot of paper.
- Attach the toilet rolls together so that they are able to frame the doors on two sides and wrap the ribbon around them so they look like candy canes.
- Use the white craft paper to make the snowy roof above the door, as well as the frames for the windows.
- Attach the jar lid candies above the doors and add the wreaths to finish off the look.
Santa’s factory classroom door decor
Christmas door decorations – Santa’s factory
Here are the supplies you are going to need:
- lots of brown wrapping paper
- styrofoam for the triangle part of the roof
- paper plates, painted in different colors
- white craft paper for the frames
- pink craft paper for the curtains
- cotton balls for the snow on the floor
- let the kids paint gingerbread men, candy canes and any other decoration they want
- fairy lights
And here’s how to create Santa’s factory:
- Let the kids paint the paper plates, gingerbread men, candy canes, lolipops and wreaths.
- Cover the door and walls around it with the brown wrapping paper.
- Create the roof using styrofoam and cover with the paper plates as shown in the photo. Attach fairy lights on the bottom of the “roof”.
- Use white craft paper to frame the windows and the snowy borders of the house. Make the curtains with pink craft paper and add three paper plates above each window.
- Add the cotton balls to the floor where it meets the paper for a snowy effect.
- Finally, let the kids add the cute decorations they’ve created.
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