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Old 07-06-2008, 04:47 PM
 

Focus more on your curriculum than a theme in the classroom. I know it's tempting to decorate and make your room cute, but parents will care more about what the kids are learning and most likely the P will care that the kids are meeting the standards.

Decorate lightly and don't spend too much money on cutesy things like BB decorations and things like that. Often they move you around and you change rooms and levels a lot in the first few years. If you end up spending your own $ purchase games, centers and useful things for the kids to DO! This will be more beneficial for the kids than a cute room decor.

I decorate easily by choosing a couple of colors for the room (mine is light green and light blue) this creates uniformity, but I don't have to worry about keeping everything related to bees or frogs or sports or something. It's been much easier for me.
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