Making the football field by hand was a big time investment when I made the first one (about 10 years ago!), but today I think that I'd take a simpler route and use Google Image to find a simple view of a football field such as the one pictured here. I'd then blow it up using a color copier and laminate it for durability. The game board that I use for my classroom is roughly 2 1/2 feet by 6 feet.
Music Football Game
Objective: Explore different choices the students will have to play instruments this year. Play a Musical Football game to practice identifying the instruments, first by sight, and then by sound.
· Students will divide into teams.
· Students will begin by individually identifying pictures of the instruments. If they answer correctly, they move their team's marker 10 yards on the football game board.
· When a team reaches the touchdown zone, they score 6 points for their team. If the student for the winning score can throw a football into the garbage can, they score an extra point.
· After identifying all of the pictures, the students will identify the sounds of the instruments, using the CD.
· The game continues for the remainder of the class period. The team with the most points wins, although in the case of a tie, we have had a "field goal shoot out" for a tie-breaker!
|Here is my handmade music football game, |
complete with field goal (garbage can!) on lower right!