A camping classroom theme can bring the spirit of adventure into your learning space. You’ll definitely have a lot of fun coming up with decor ideas! Need some inspiration? We’ve got you covered with these adorable props, bulletin boards, books, and products to set up your camping classroom theme!

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1. Go From Classroom to Campground

Camping classroom theme log cabin and camper

Check out how this teacher transformed this storage closet into a  totally decked-out camping-themed classroom!

Source: School Girl Style

2. Start a Glowing Campfire

Glowing pretend campfire in the classroom

This classroom campfire idea actually glows when you turn off the lights!

Source: The Teacher Wife

3. Huddle Around a Pool Noodle Campfire

Pool noodle classroom campfire with pretend hot dogs

This classroom campfire is made from pool noodles. Want to try it yourself? We love these pool noodles from Amazon because they’re black and already have the firewood look!

Source: Pre-K Pages

4. Recreate This Campfire Craft for Kids

Pretend campfire with electric tea lights and tissue paper

You’ll need electric tea lights and tissue paper for this fun DIY campfire.

Source: Bug & Buddy

5. Try an Inflatable Campfire

Inflatable campfire toy for classroom camping theme

Not crafty? Get yourself one of these inflatable campfires!

Buy It: Campfire/Amazon

6. Cuddle Up to a Plush Campfire

Plush pretend play campfire for classroom decor

This plush campfire is adorable, and younger kids could incorporate it into their pretend play.

Buy It: Plush Campfire/Amazon

7. Hang a Camping Signpost

Camping theme classroom printable sign post

Add one of these adorable printable signposts on your bulletin board!

Source: Pinterest/The Library Patch

8. Make This DIY Classroom Tent

Tablecloth tent door decoration for classroom

Hang a couple of cheap plastic tablecloths from the door frame, and voila! You’ve got a tent!

Source: Pinterest/Victoria Shay

9. Climb in This Pop-Up Camper

Camping theme classroom pop up camper tent

This pop-up camper tent is adorable, and my kids would have so much fun with it.

Buy It: Camper/Amazon

10. Build This DIY Camper

DIY camper classroom decoration ideas

How cute is this easy-to-make camper?

Source: Project Nursery

11. Crawl in This Colorful Tent

Colorful tent for classroom camping theme

This fun, affordable tent is one of our favorites!

Buy It: Tent/Amazon

12. Unwind In A Camping Chair

Red camping chair with s'mores decoration

Who can pass up these adorable s’mores-themed camping chairs for your reading corner? (Psst: We’ve got even more reading corner ideas.)

Buy It: Camping Chair/Amazon

13. Read in a Camp Corner

Tree, tent, and camping chairs for classroom theme

The red in this reading corner makes the whole thing pop! My kids would be lining up for a turn with the sleeping bag inside the tent.

Source: Mrs. McDonald’s Classroom Ideas

14. Get Lost in a Cardboard Forest

Classroom camping themes cardboard tree cutouts

We can totally see setting up a couple of these cardboard tree cutouts in the reading corner!

Source: Pinterest/Misty Young

15. Raise Pillars of the Community

Classroom pillars decorated with cutout tree decorations

Got pillars in your classroom? Some green butcher paper is a great way to spiff them up.

Source: Pinterest/Lester Public Library

16. Explore a Woodland Hallway

Woodland school hallway decorations with trees and owls

The owls and other woodland creatures completely bring boring hallways to life!

Source: Cara Carroll

17. Decorate a Camper Bulletin Board

Colorful printable camper bulletin board for classroom

These camping-themed bulletin boards are so much fun!

Buy It: Bulletin Board/Amazon

18. Set Up a Cozy Bulletin Board

Camper bulletin board camping theme classrooms

We love this multimedia board has real fabric on the tent!

Source: Mrs. Wills Kindergarten

19. Fire Up Your Classroom

Fired up for Kindergarten camping theme classrooms

This campfire bulletin board can be adapted for any grade level and fits right in with the campfires above.

Source: McDonald Grade 4

20. Welcome Curious Campers

Classroom DIY bulletin board happy campers with binoculars

Students can help make these fantastic campers!

Source: Buzzing About Second Grade

21. Don’t Feed the Bears

Don't feed the bears critter collection for a camping theme classroom.

Inspire dramatic play with this cute bucket of bears!

Source: Catch My Party!

22. Light Up Camping Lanterns

Colorful lanterns for camping theme classrooms

How about some cute lanterns to read by?

Buy It: Lanterns/Amazon

23. Grab a Fishing Pole

Fishing game for camping themed classrooms

This fishing game fits the classroom camping theme perfectly.

Buy It: Gone Fishing/Amazon

24. Read Camping Classroom Theme Books

Collection of camping books for the classroom

Every camping theme classroom needs a well-stocked library of camping themed books!

25. Head to the Bear Cave

Make one little bear face for each of your students!

Bear cave themed classroom bulletin board

Source: The Barefoot Teacher

26. Read Together Under the Stars

Tree, tent, and campfire wall decor for classroom

Source: Bee-ing Mommy

27. Knock on a S’Mores Door

S'mores door decoration ideas for classroom camping theme

All the fun of s’mores without all the stickiness!

Source: Pinterest/Nicole Ingenbrandt

28. Create Camp Read-A-Lot

Camping tent reading pods in the classroom

These little reading pods are functional and adorable!

Source: Lucky Little Learners

29. Escape to a Log Cabin

Log cabin classroom camping theme decor

Not feeling tents? Go for a log cabin!

Source: Pinterest/binged.it

30. Find Your Happy Place

Campground classroom theme decor ideas

Create a happy place, and you’ll have happy campers in the classroom!

Source: Chalkboard Chatterbox

Have any more camping classroom theme ideas? We’d love to hear about it in our WeAreTeachers HELPLINE group on Facebook.

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30 Great Ideas for a Camping Classroom Theme