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January Theme Unit

January song suggestions for a classroom theme unit.

The songs on this page are compiled from a variety of different artists and albums. We have grouped them together to help you narrow your search.

The January songs on this page teach about weather, winter activities, hibernation, Dr. MLK Jr., and the new year.

A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. – Mary Miche
Catchin' Snowflakes – Listen and Learn 
Clackin' On the Ice – Listen and Learn   
Ding Dong, Diggidy Dong – Traditional New Year's Day Song
Dr. Martin Luther King – Barbara Speicher
Even Deep in Winter – Barb Tilsen
Farewell to the Old Year – Traditional New Year's Day Song
Feathered Friends – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Minor 
Free At Last – Linda Brown/Dr. Thomas Moore
Happy New Year! – Linda Brown/Dr. Thomas Moore
Happy New Year! (na, na, na, na, na) – Joyce Paultre
Hibernation – Mary Flynn
Holiday Break – Listen and Learn 
I Have A Dream/This Is Our Moment – Mrs. Music
The Icicle Ball – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Minor
It's a New Year – Music with Mar.
It's a New Year – Pam Donkin and Greta Pedersen
January – Listen and Learn
January Add-Along Song – Andrea Moon
Let's Freeze – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Minor 
Martin Luther King Jr. Song & Rap – Sharon Luanne Rivera
The Mitten Colors Song – Kiboomu Music 
No Time for Hate – AnnieBirdd Music
Ring the Bells – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Minor 
Rise Up: Martin Luther King Day – Jack Hartmann
Skating – Shari and Jerry 
Snowflakes In My Ear – Mary Miché
Snowflakes Snowflakes – Kiboomu Music
Snowy Day – Listen and Learn 
Stand Up for Your Beliefs "Make a Difference"
Winter Sleigh Ride – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Minor

January also has these Month Long Observances:

National Staying Healthy Month
  See our Healthy Habits songs

National Soup Month
  See our Food & Nutrition songs

National Thank You Month
  See our Etiquette songs

Holidays for the Month of January

January 1st - New Year's Day
  See our New Year's Day songs

January 5th - National Bird Day
  See our songs about Birds

January 8th - Bubble Bath Day
  See our songs about Everyday Routines

January 9th - Apricot Day
  See our songs about Fruit

January 10th - 1st Meeting of the United Nations
(London - 1946)
  See our songs about Peace

January 13th - Poetry Break Day
  See our Cheers, Chants, Raps & Poetry songs

January 17th - Benjamin Franklin's Birthday
  See our Biographical songs

January 20th - Inauguration Day
  See our American History songs

Third Monday in January - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  See our songs for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 21st - National Hugging Day
  See our Friendship songs

January 24th - Compliment Day
  See our Etiquette songs

January 26th - Australia Day
  See our Australian songs

January 30th - Franklin D. Roosevelt's Birthday
  See our Biographical songs

Martin Luther King, Jr. (10 Minute Mini) – Bad Wolf Press


10 Songs for 10 Months: A School Year Add-Along CollectionAndrea Moon
All Year - Intelli-tunes 
Months - Listen & Learn 
Rhythms & Rhymes for Special Times - Jack Hartmann
Sing a Song of Holidays– Dr. Thomas Moore
Songs for All Seasons– Geof Johnson


See more songs for Theme Units.

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