25 Out of This World Space-Themed Classroom Ideas

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Space-Themed Classroom Ideas

*Kssh* WeAreTeachers to fellow educators, do you copy? We’re back with 25 awesome outer-space-themed classroom ideas that are totally out of this world. Let the intergalactic inspiration begin in 3 … 2 … 1!

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Build a rocket ship.

We love this reading rocket from Dawson’s 4th Grade Dragons. Place comfy chairs or pillows below in the “hot seat.”

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This easy-to-fashion bookshelf rocket ship is a great way to store books and other classroom materials.

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Your students will love this role play rocket ship, which allows them to imagine themselves as a NASA astronauts.

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Not gonna lie, we’d love to try to fit in this sweet cardboard rocket from Amazon.

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This clever rocket ship behavior chart is a great way to encourage your kids to shoot for the stars.

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Create the solar system.

We are crazy about these paper lantern planets from Fête à Fête and can totally see this solar system in your classroom.

SOURCE: Fête à Fête

How about this inflatable solar system from Oriental Trading?

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Create extraterrestrial wall displays.

This idea from of an Elementary teacher to be is an awesome way to showcase stellar work.

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With some colored cellophane and twinkle lights, you can replicate this dazzling display by Teacher Blog Spot.

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Round up your little space boys and girls with this space-themed classroom task management chart from Supply Me.

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Design stellar reading nooks.

With some reflective blankets, cardboard, and hazard tape, you can craft a cozy reading nook for your adventurous readers. (Tip: Make sure you leave plenty of space between the blanket and floor, as the reflective material traps heat and can make the space really warm.)

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Bring together your space-themed classroom decor to create this stellar reading space (pun intended).

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This set up by The Gilded Pear has us ready to launch into a good book for hours on end.

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See the stars.

This DIY star projector from Infmetry makes us want to lie on our backs and search for constellations.

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Fluorescent lights have never looked cooler with these astronomy light covers from Octo Lights.

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Make an astronomical door design.

This cute door design from Pinterest is as inviting as it is inspiring.

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Is it just us, or do you also read this door in a Buzz Lightyear voice?

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We can’t decide if we love this door’s crepe paper flames at the bottom of the rocket or the rhyme more.

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BRB. Hopping in our flying saucers and invading this class.

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Don’t forget these awesome space-themed classroom accessories!

Whether or not you choose to decorate your door, spruce (er, space) up the frame with this galaxy border from Oriental Trading.

SOURCE: Oriental Trading

You’ve gotta get this solar system trimmer from Supply Me for your whiteboard or bulletin board.

SOURCE: Supply Me

Copy that for these stellar flat name plates, too!

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Lay this outer space rug from Wayfair in the middle of your classroom or designate it to your reading area.

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This cool moonlight from Amazon is the perfect addition to any reading nook.

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Finally, this outerspace garland is just the thing to tie your space theme together (figuratively, of course).

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

Plus, check out some more of our Hollywood, owl, and beach classroom theme ideas.

25 Out of This World Space-Themed Classroom Ideas

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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