Are you using a neon glow in the dark classroom theme? You would need to have neon decorations that are UV backlight reactive. They can be used for classroom Glow Day decorations or can stay up all year for a neon theme. All of the decorations below are dark light reactive and they are very colorful in the daylight too.
These ideas for glow in the dark classroom decor can be used with an alien theme, space theme, and mad scientist theme. I love to find awesome classroom decor ideas. As an Amazon affiliate, I may earn a commission for purchases using my links. The ideas and paid links below are based on Amazon finds that are great for decorating a neon glow in the dark classroom.
How to Transform Your Classroom for Glow Day
- First, cover all windows with any kind of black light-blocking material like blackout curtains, black table cloths, black shower curtains, or large black cardstock sheets.
- Next, put up light-reactive neon decorations around your classroom.
- Finally, you will need a back light floodlight to show up the glow in the dark neon colors when you turn off the lights.
Print out Glow Day posters on special neon paper for it to glow in the dark. I found these free Glow Day posters and free Glow Day tickets for you to use. See more free Glow Day slides and printables here.
Glow Day Neon Glow in The Dark Classroom Decor Ideas
Glow Day Neon Decorations: Glow Day can be a fun way to end the school year. Use dark reactive neon decorations and papers to make everything glow in the dark. I like the neon fedora hats for the students.
Neon Word Wall: This teacher made a neon glow in the dark word wall by cutting up some neon circle string up dots, and sticking them to her classroom wall. The circles have the letters on added to them. Glow in the dark crepe paper was used to make garlands.
Hang neon classroom decorations from the ceiling: These neon triangular pennants and neon circle dots bring a pop of color in this middleschool classroom. I love that all of these garlands can glow in the dark!
Glow Day “Let’s Glow” Letters: This is a set on Amazom of letters in all caps for the words “LET’S GLOW” with tassels and pennant garlands. Here is another similar option which includes a LET’S GLOW backdrop.
For making your glow in the dark decorations stay up on cinder block walls, I have some helpful tips in this blog post. You can also checkout these simple steps for hanging decorations from your classroom ceiling.
More ideas for neon glow in the dark classroom decor Ideas will be added as I find them. Have you discovered a new way to celebrate glow day? If you have, please share about it in the comments. Teachers are the ones who think up the most creative classroom ideas.