21 Amazing Classroom Doors for Winter and the Holidays

They’ll bring you laughter and good cheer!

We love it when teachers are creative with their classroom doors! It’s such a wonderful way to welcome students, and it really helps kick off the day on a fun and positive note.

We’ve pulled together some of our favorite holiday doors to give you inspiration and ideas for creating your own. You can also check out our how-to video at the end of this article. We used craft supplies from Quill.com/education to make decorating the doors easy and affordable. Here are some of the supplies we used (and love!):

Good luck creating your own winter wonderland door at your school! You can also enter our giveaway to get all the supplies you need right here!

1. The Gingerbread House

The window of this door was made from a poster frame! We bought the frame and all the supplies to make the door at Quill.com/education. Plus, it’s one of the doors we created in our how-to video below.

Source: Quill.com/education


2. Happy Elf

We love the sweet message on this one!

Source: Mrs. Knight


3. The Nutcracker

Impressive! This nutcracker is ready to welcome students.

Source: Rewa Blackstar


4. Rudolph and His Red Nose

This would make a great bulletin board as well.

Source: Mrs. Spakes 


5. A Perfect Penguin

We love the little mat that matches the penguin’s scarf.

Source: Unknown


6. Let it Snow

Fact: the more snowflakes, the better! This is another door we created in our how-to video below! All of the supplies are from Quill.com/education.

Source: Quill.com/education


7. A Nod to Snoopy

It’s a Peanuts-inspired countdown to holiday break!

Source: Unknown


8. The Grinch

This is a wonderful way to display students’ names during the holiday season.

Source: Unknown


9. Life-size Snow Globe

If they only took third place, then who took first?

Source: Unknown


10. The Polar Express

Choo, choo. Here comes the train.

Source: Unknown


11. Polar Bear Classroom

Say hello to your polar bear friends! Another favorite of ours, and one that we created in our how-to video below. Everything was purchased at Quill.com/education.

Source: Quill.com/education


12. 3D Snowman

We love this 3D snowman.

Source: Kids Creative Chaos


13. The Ugly Sweater

The more bling, the better!

Source: Unknown


14. Globes of Giving

Get your students involved in this one!

Source: Judson School District 


15. Elf on the Shelf

Do you do Elf on the Shelf in your classroom?

Source: Unknown


16. Peeking Polar Bear

We love this peek-a-boo polar bear.

Source: Unknown


17. Classroom Present

Portray all of your students as little elves!

Source: Unknown


18. Melting Snowman

Have all of your students make a snowflake to put on the door!

Source: Beg, Borrow, Steal 


19. A Yeti Welcome

The eyes make this door!

Source: Unknown


20. The Minion Elf

Minions are good any time of the year, but they’re really awesome during the holidays.

Source: Unknown


21. Fun with Frosty

Frosty offers a perfect and friendly welcome.

Source: Unknown


22. 3D Tree

The 3D design of this tree is awesome.

Source: Amanda Harper

Check out our video on how to make three of these doors.


Posted by Stacy Tornio

Stacy Tornio is a senior editor with WeAreTeachers. Nearly everyone in her family is a teacher. So she decided to be rebellious and write about teachers instead.

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