March is my favorite month. I love Irish music and I love celebrating MIOSM March is music month in our schools. That’s why I’m sharing these MIOSM March is music month in our schools Music class activity ideas.
WHY CELEBRATE MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH?
Have you met people who don’t care about music education? Maybe your principal doesn’t even “get it”? It’s pretty subjective- but since we’re all music educators, then we know how important music education is for each and every child. (just click on the link to subscribe to the FREE RESOURCE LIBRARY and weekly NEWSLETTER) I’ve noticed a lot of kids like to color. So, I made up a product that gives my “artistic” students an opportunity to shine in music class. Here’s 3 ways this FREE RESOURCE can be used during your MIOSM celebrations. MIOSM BULLETIN BOARD DECOR ACTIVITY
MUSIC CLASS ACTIVITY #1 MIOSM BULLETIN BOARD
SO MANY WAYS TO CELEBRATE MIOSM!
There are tons of designs you can make using “MUSIC IS COOL” FREE RESOURCE.
Try it in a bulletin board!
You may want to check out these other ideas with some Bulletin board ideas.
MUSIC CLASS ACTIVITY #2 MIOSM WRITING ACTIVITY
CONNECT MUSIC AND LITERACY
You may choose to have your students celebrate MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH by sharing their feeling through a writing activity. Use the full page sheet as a classroom activity. Have students share their feelings with a buddy.
MUSIC CLASS ACTIVITY #3 MIOSM WALL QUILT
MIOSM WALL QUILT
WOW! PRINT ENOUGH FOR THE ENTIRE SCHOOL!
I made the Card size sheets for each student in the whole school. The Strings and Band teaches will have their students fill out the cards. Then we are going to make a big quilt up in the front foyer. I will use the lettering at the top of the “quilt”. Then I’ll use some yard to divide the paper into 600 squares. Then my 4th graders are going to be the ones to fill in the quilt with our Cool Music comments.
Green paper will look great as a background to go with MARCH themed activities like this Free Resource you can get by SUBSCRIBING to the FREE RESOURCE LIBRARY.
I will use Green paper as the background. We’ll also use the music symbols to create a border around the outside of the quilt.
In addition, these graphics can be used as the letters in your bulletin board. They come in jpg. files.
Letters and words you can print or print and trace—
Whatever you do-celebrating MIOSM, March is music in our schools month, can be a fun experience for the whole school and great reminder to some of the ways MUSIC reaches all students.
When it’s finished, it will look something like this:
There are now THREE (3) choral songs in the MIOSM FREEBIE SECTION of the store. Not only can you celebrate MIOSM for FREE- but you can use these songs as part of your March lessons- or any of your choral concerts. They are easy to learn a capella songs that your choir students will love singing as they walk onto the stage and get on the risers. What a fun way to open your concert!
Here’s an audio sampler of the Three Free Songs. Just click on the picture and it will take you to the Sing Play Create TpT Store.
MORE MUSIC CLASS ACTIVITY IDEAS TO CELEBRATE MIOSM
Grab this BRAND NEW FREEBIE that you can use for March is music in our schools month. Head on over to the Sing Play Create Teachers Pay Teachers Store. “I Need Music” An easy to learn 3 part acapella song. Use each part separately, or use them together.
Most of all, I’m hoping that you’ll try to bring awareness to your school about the importance of music education for every child.
Looking for more ideas? You’ll find more MIOSM March is music in our schools month ideas in these blog posts:
GRAB THIS FREE GRAPHIC to put on your own t-shirt.
Please share these March is music in our schools month ideas with your music teacher friends!