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I'm a new teacher with very little money to spend on my classroom. Everyone else has the perfect pinterest classroom! I'm so jealous!

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Thrift and dollar stores can be your best friends! It’s amazing what you can do with little cash, low-cost items, and some creativity.

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I feel you! I have to remind myself that who I am and how I reach my students is what’s most important.

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Although not necessarily for decorations, you can find some things at garage/yard sales for your classroom like chairs and books for your students.

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Omg... please do not let Pinterest be your barometer! It will stress you out... I know it does to me sometimes and I’ve been teaching 20 years! You can easily make you class welcoming and inviting without all that stuff! I would recommend starting slowly... build over time. Classroom environment is important but so aren’t 50 million other things in the life of a new teacher! Good luck!

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Ask parents for help. I even offer extra credit to get things I need for my classroom. It’s for their benefit

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Do you your way!! Facebook market and add a few items at a time!

Don’t focus on this!! Your classroom will evolve throughout your career. Buy a little at a time and eventually you will have an amazing classroom!

Student decorated classrooms are the best. Honestly looking back at my own schooling, I only remember one teacher’s decor. She had all of our work up and I remember being so proud my work was always hanging up.

Remember that it's about the students and their experience, not what other adults think of your style. I've had the same problem, but I've learned that it's more manageable to rennovate my classroom when I pick one small task at a time and give myself grace to allow that it might take a couple years even to get things the way I want. Plus, once

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Just sharing a few of my doors. You can save them to your phone and use them in your Bitmoji classrooms.

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