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School Theme Baby Shower for Teachers (and Education Lovers!)

Samantha Wranosky

Posted on May 03 2019

School Theme Baby Shower for Teachers (and Education Lovers!)


School Theme ABC Book for Teacher Gift

Planning a Baby Shower for a teacher in your life? This is the perfect way to celebrate their new little one. I used a combination of classic vintage schoolhouse theme along with chalkboards, red apples, cursive, yellow pencils and stacks of old and new children’s books. Much of this theme can be pulled together with what you already have. And the best part was having each guest color a page from my new Baby’s First ABC Book (School Theme) ! The Baby’s First ABC Book is not only a great baby shower activity for anyone, it’s also a great teacher appreciation gift from the class for a teacher that’s expecting. It includes the class in the excitement and gives the teacher a sweet keepsake of memories.


I created a table runner out of lined D'nealian paper by stapling pages together in a long line. Nothing had to be perfect and it came together so quickly. So simple to create and it would also work well for a photo backdrop or wall hanging. The vintage copy of Wizard of Oz was from my Dad’s childhood collection. I also had access to (too many!) children’s books to display around the room. Accents of black and white dishes and decor with pops of red apples along with jars of yellow pencils and stacks of children’s books all around. Chalkboard signs were also perfect to direct guests throughout the shower.


My illustrated School Theme ABC Book is the perfect baby shower activity and keepsake to complete the theme! Each guest lovingly colored and signed a page for baby. The ABC Book pages double as a decoration—I hung them on a clothesline which made it easy for guests to choose their page to color. Then when they were done coloring, they hung them back up to display! Another great option would be to have small clipboards ready for guests to use as they color their pages. Then all the pages can be laminated and bound or put into a photo album. (See my ABC Book Template post about how to print and book and put it together.)


The School Theme Illustrated ABC Book comes in 3 different page size options, as well as downloadable PDFs that you print yourself or 4x6” printed cards with plastic album ready to go! See all the options in my Etsy Shop here.

I’d love to hear about your other School themed decoration ideas! Let me know in the comments.



P.S. When you sign up for my email list, you get these FREE COLORING SHEETS! Great for a Baby Shower or just a Children’s coloring activity! (Coloring Sheets include: “I’m a Big Sister,” “I’m a Big Brother,” and “B is for Baby,” illustrated by yours truly!)

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  • Megan: October 03, 2022

    Hi! My co-teacher is having a baby! We are going to put these together for her as a gift. :)

  • cici: October 03, 2022

    Love these!

  • Sammy: October 03, 2022

    Hi! I am having a baby and would love to celebrate with my kiddos before I leave!

  • Koriann Bateman: January 05, 2022

    My kiddos teacher is going to have a baby and we are doing a classroom shower for her! We can’t wait! These pages will be so adorable!

  • Samantha B Design: June 15, 2021

    Hi Paige,

    Thank you for your message! The School theme ABC Book is available in my shop in 3 different page sizes (4×6, 5×7, or 8.5×11) as PDF files, or you can purchase Printed versions in the 4×6 or 5×7 sizes. Here is a link to the 8.5×11 PDF Download:×11-final-size

    Please let me know if I can help with anything else!

  • PAIGE PERRY: April 09, 2021


    I signed up for your email subscriptions, hoping to get the coloring sheets for the School baby shower book idea coloring sheets. My co-teacher is pregnant and I love that idea!

    Thank you,


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