We’re feeling on point today with these spike-tacular cactus classroom theme ideas. Celebrate your sharp-witted students with these crafty and colorful designs for your classroom. After all, cactus makes perfect.

Construct paper cacti.

Line your walls or bulletin board with paper cacti, like this Pinterest design.

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Or this prickly papercraft.

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Put your 3D cactus collection in varied pots like this craft idea from fun 365.

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Wanna take the simpler route? These stand-alone paper cactus centerpieces from Oriental Trading would look great around the perimeter of your classroom.

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Make cactus-themed wall designs.

This sweet “Life Tips From a Cactus” display is the perfect prick—er, pick—me up.

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This “Lookin’ Sharp” focus board comes to us from teachmemrs.z on Instagram and with those enormous googly eyes, we’d definitely give this design a double tap.

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This vivid “stick together” motif from mrshenryinfirst is as lovely as it is encouraging. (Peep the small potted plant on the high top table).

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This sweet cacti/succulent combo from teachercreated is making us swoon. You better believe this succer (get it?) is Insta-worthy.

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This gorgeous display by cootiesandcuties is an awesome way to point to exceptional work.

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We love how this bulletin board display allows students to get in on the fun. Let them each design their own cactus and add photos of each student on their cactus pot for a more personal touch.

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Label cactus cutouts with your students’ names.

Add these cute cactus cutouts to your bulletin board or label them with your students’ names and use them to design a seating chart.

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With a few shades of construction paper and a black Sharpie, you can easily replicate this Pinterest craft. 

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Craft cactus-friendly door designs.

Alright, so there may be a limited number of cactus puns, but that doesn’t make this door any less adorable.

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And this one, too.

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Stick around for clever cactus classroom supplies!

Use these cactus clothespins from Amazon to showcase student work, hang announcements, or even turn them into magnets for your whiteboard.

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We’re stuck on this adorable cactus trim from Really Good Stuff.

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Likewise, we give these cactus labels from Oriental Trading a green thumb’s up.

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Get a collection of cactus pillows like this one from Wayfair to spruce up your classroom.

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We’re green with envy over this cactus desktop organizer from redcandy.

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Place this cactus cork board from Target on your desk and use it for holding memos, deadlines, and sweet notes from students.

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This cactus garland from Oriental Trading would look sharp over your whiteboard.

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No needles near this inflatable cactus from Horror-Shop. Why not make a little cacti forest?



What are your favorite cactus classroom theme ideas? Share your crafts and ideas on our WeAreTeachers HELPLINE group on Facebook.

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