26 Oscar-Worthy Hollywood Theme Classroom Ideas

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Best Hollywood Theme Classroom Ideas

WeAreTeachers is seeing stars. It’s time to roll out the red carpet and give your students the VIP treatment with these star-studded Hollywood-themed classroom ideas. Lights, camera, learn!

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Make a Meet the Director board to introduce yourself.

Meet the director bulletin board

SOURCE: Spotlight on Second Grade!

Behind every great cast is a great director, and we give this design from Spotlight on Second Grade! five gold stars.

Roll out the red carpet.

We love this red carpet design over cubbies or coat hooks. Label paper clapper boards with your students’ names, then allow them to design their own paper characters. (Replicate this marquee design with yellow styrofoam balls and letter stickers.)

Hollywood themed bulletin board with students

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This wall display is a fun way to showcase your classroom celebrities.

Rolling out the red carpet

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Make a marvelous marquee.

Nothing says Hollywood like the bright lights of a movie marquee. Make this one with laminated paper cutouts.

Marquee door hanging

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Lights, camera, read!

Lights! Camera! READ

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Up for a quick project? We love this marquee letter tutorial from TheSITSGirls.

Hang and enjoy marquee


How about this one from Ruffled?

E and K light marquees

SOURCE: Ruffled

Create the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame.

This idea comes to us from Oh My Goodness Gracious. You can totally see these stars lining your hallway or scattered around your classroom floor, right?

Hollywood walk of fame on floor

SOURCE: Oh My Goodness Gracious

And We Play suggests hanging gold cardboard stars. We’d love to see these on your wall or whiteboard!

Stars dangling on floor

SOURCE: And We Play

Erect the Hollywood sign.

The teacher behind Bunches and Bits got her students in on this project that makes the perfect classroom bulletin board design.

Hollywood bulletin board sign

SOURCE: Bunches and Bits

Or order this Hollywood sign backdrop from Oriental Trading.

Hollywood sign with floodlights

SOURCE: Oriental Trading

Design a Hollywood reading corner.

Because the only thing better than a great movie is a great book.

This design from Susie Harris brings reading to the red carpet.

Red carpet in classroom

SOURCE: Susie Harris

This smart teacher used red paper chains to mimic the iconic red velvet ropes.

Red carpet and floodlights in classroom

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Spotlight star students.

This simple design from Elementary School Counseling is an awesome way to motivate your students and recognize weekly leads.

Celebrity spotlight and poster with picture of lights

SOURCE: Elementary School Counseling

This one takes it a step further with 3-D film strips and lights.

Lights! Camera! Action! poster

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With a silky red curtain, this display is definitely a showstopper.

Poster with small stars and floodlights

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Show off award-winning work.

Decorate your bulletin board with Hollywood-themed paper cutouts and cover it with exceptional work from your star students.

Now showing: Our best work poster

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Reach VIP status with these Hollywood door designs.

We’d buy a ticket to this classroom.

Featuring: 1st grade superstars above classroom door

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Talk about gaining star status.

Presenting: Mrs. Ball's stars above door

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How about this one for a bilingual or foreign language class?

Door with picture of red carpet

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This teacher added photos of her star-studded “cast.”

Door with words Meet the cast...

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Top off your Hollywood-themed classroom with these award-winning classroom accessories.

Get this filmstrip decoration from Oriental Trading and hang it from your classroom ceiling.Wall hanging of film cameras and film rolls

SOURCE: Oriental Trading

Roll out this red carpet runner in front of your classroom door. (Click here for a 15-foot red carpet.)

Red carpet on floor

SOURCE: Party Cheap

Use these plastic Oscar awards as table pieces or as a reward for your students.


SOURCE: Amazon

No Hollywood reading nook would be complete without cinema-themed throw pillows, like this one from Wayfair.

Film camera pillow

SOURCE: Wayfair

Use these Hollywood star wall clings to label desks or decorate your whiteboard or bulletin board.

Star wall cling

SOURCE: Amazon

What are your favorite Hollywood-themed classroom ideas? Share your crafts and ideas on our WeAreTeachers HELPLINE group on Facebook.

Plus, check out our favorite camping and sports classroom theme ideas.

26 Oscar-Worthy Hollywood Theme Classroom Ideas