23 Owl-Themed Classroom Ideas That Your Students Will Think Are a Hoot

Wise up to these adorable owl-themed classroom ideas.

Owl-Themed Classroom Ideas

When it comes to decorating your classroom, sometimes winging it is the way to go. WeAreTeachers has scoured the internet to bring you our favorite owl-themed classroom ideas that we’re sure your students will love. Whooo wouldn’t?

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Ask your students whooo they will be today.

SOURCE: Rulin’ the Roost

The teacher behind Rulin’ The Roost has her students clip their clothespins on the behavior they most want to exhibit each day. Talk about a great way to manage classroom behavior.

Fill a Whooo’s Been Good? rewards jar.

SOURCE: A Spotted Pony

This idea comes to us from A Spotted Pony. Fill your jar with candy or small prizes to reward your students for their hard work and participation. Or allow students to place a scrap of paper labeled with their name inside the jar each time they do something good. At the end of the week, draw names for a weekly prize.

Turn a tin can into an owl container.

SOURCE: Pinterest

Use this container for pencils, prizes, or Box Tops. Get creative and add feathers for greater detail.  

Hang paper lantern owls.

SOURCE: Pinterest

Make these feathered friends to hang in your classroom with paper lanterns and colorful card stock.

SOURCE: JustREED

These paper lantern owls from JustReed make the perfect tabletop companions.

Make a reading nook.

SOURCE: Adventures in Education

Use the same paper lantern owls to create a sweet reading nook, like this one from Adventures in Education.

SOURCE: Pinterest

We love the thought of getting cozy under this reading tree from Pinterest.

SOURCE: Pinterest

How about this one?

Make a Whoo’s Doing What? job chart.

SOURCE: Pinterest

Clothespins are the name of the game here, friends. And with some owl cutouts and name cards, this Pinterest craft is easy to replicate in your classroom.

Design owl-some wall displays.

SOURCE: Rookie Teacher Chronicles

Spruce up your walls with owl-themed wall displays, like this warm welcome from Rookie Teacher Chronicles.

SOURCE: Pinterest

This fun design is a great way to count your little owls.

SOURCE: Schoolgirl Style

Show off “owl-star” work with this display from Schoolgirl Style.

Transform your door with owl door designs.

SOURCE: Pinterest

Okay, maybe the whole hoot bit is getting old by now, but we’re still into it—especially because this tissue paper owl is too cute for words.

SOURCE: Pinterest

As is this wise owl.

SOURCE: Squarehead Teachers

Adapt this door design from Squarehead Teachers to show off the little owls in your classroom. We love how this teacher glued photos of the students to the belly of each owl.

Don’t forget these cute classroom accessories!

SOURCE: Zazzle

Cozy up your classroom with owl pillows. We can totally see these in your reading nest—er, nook!

SOURCE: Amazon

Treat your students to these owl pencils.

SOURCE: Amazon

And what are pencils without matching erasers?

SOURCE: Amazon

Create a seating chart with these adorable owl name tags.

SOURCE: Amazon

Top your white board with this whimsical owl banner.

SOURCE: Amazon

No classroom is complete without bulletin board trimmers. 

SOURCE: Amazon

We can see this scalloped border around your bulletin boards, desks, or bookshelves.

SOURCE: Amazon

And speaking of bulletin boards, this bulletin board set is perfect for celebrating your wise class owl all year long.

What are your favorite owl-themed classroom ideas? Come and share in our WeAreTeachers HELPLINE group on Facebook. 

Plus, check out some more of our Hollywood, camping , and beach classroomtheme ideas.

23 Owl-Themed Classroom Ideas That Your Students Will Think Are a Hoot

Posted by Julia Skorcz

Julia is a writer and teacher living in Nevers, France. She received degrees in English and French language and literature from the University of Virginia and is constantly on the hunt for her next story. When she's not writing you can find her supplementing her wine and cheese diet with long runs and the occasional dance party.

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