8 Beautiful Yellow Classroom Decor Ideas

Are you looking for yellow classroom decor ideas? Yellow is one of the brightest and happiest colors that adds life to any classroom decor. A yellow classroom theme is all about finding happiness and staying positive. The ideas here can be used with a bee theme, summer theme and emoji theme.

Generally, most teachers do their own DIY makeovers using yellow spray paint or contact paper to transform old classroom furniture into something new and beautiful. I found some examples of these yellow classroom decor ideas to share with you.

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Yellow Classroom Decor Ideas

Hang paper lanterns: The colors of these lanterns perfectly match the gray and yellow theme of this classroom. The soft colors are very relaxing to behold.

Yellow borders on bulletin boards: Yellow border come in different papperns such as plain, chevron, polka dot, gingham, striped, scribbled, and more.

Spuce up your old teacher’s desk: Have a bright pop of yellow in your desk area by first covering your desk’s front and sides with a gray, black, white, or black and white contact paper. Then border the edges with a yellow bulletin board border.

Use yellow tape to border contact paper: This is great for old or plain furniture. This classroom library got an upgrade on its bookshelf with a black and white contact paper and contrasting yellow tape.

Upgrade your old file cabinet: First the drawers were taken out and the frame was spray painted yellow. The drawer handles were also spray painted. The drawer fronts were then covered with this white and gray chevron contact paper. The use of yellow spray paint is one of the most common yellow classroom decor ideas for teachers.

Use a yellow on black: This yellow marker pops just as much as the white one does. Get the marker and label set here.

A yellow wall: Paint your back wall yellow. The side walls can be a neutral color because you don’t want to overdo it. Other yellow furniture and trims in the classroom will stand out more because the back wall will be matching them and this will tie them all together beautifully.

Use yellow bulletin board background paper: This will make your bulletin boards match the other yellow items in your classroom. There are different shades of yellow that you can choose. This canary yellow is my favorite.

Yellow Classroom Decor Printables

See my collection of yellow themed printables here. These yellow classroom decor printables are from my TpT collection. You get to download them instantly upon purchase and they can be used for years because you’ll have lifetime access to the files.

More ideas will be added soon.