I created a Monopoly theme. Although I couldn't go out and buy ready made decor, it was so much fun to put together and the kids love it. I bought a ton of used Monopoly games and used the parts for various things.
I glued Property Cards onto bulletin border strips. My behavior system featured laminated Monopoloy money to shop at our "store". The wall display outside is a Monopoly board with a place for each student's work labeled - Meghan Boulevard, Sally Avenue, etc - and push pins with Monopoly houses hot glued on. Best part - student nameplates on their desk made to look like property cards with the same labels from the hall display. The kids love it!
I love it, too! The economic lessons alone make this a worthwhile venture. I really do enjoy the game Monopoly. In fact, my entire basement has been converted to a game room. The perimeter of the room is all 4 foot high Monopoly properties. Complete with Monopoly clock, drinking glasses, and coasters. I think you may have sparked my theme for next year! Thank you!
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