Saturday, August 1, 2015



I love back to school because I always have a new theme for the year in my classroom and in my programs. This year it’s going to be “Making Friends Around the World Through Music”.

What is WISH AND DISH?  It's a way to use those TPT credits to purchase new items at TPT.
First you go to "My Purchases"--I used Aileen Miracles' pictures and you can see that you first need to give feedback on your purchases to earn the credit.

Then you can use the credit to purchase new items at TPT.

I’m super excited to begin using my “MUSIC AROUND THE WORLD BUNDLE”
because it has all of my back to school songs, games and chants, Rules and it's all done in my world themed classroom.

One thing I also want to ad to my curriculum this year is Ukulele's for my 4th graders. So before I go back to school, I have to have a plan of when I'll implement them and how I'll teach them. I have a fellow Music Teacher Friend at Pitch Publications, who has a wonderful product that I'm going to purchase for the program. RAINBOW UKULELE BUNDLE of CURRICULUM, LESSONS, PRESENTATION and STUDENT BOOK. I usually create my own curriculums, but since I want to get into this fast--I think it's well worth the money to just get it and get going. And it's going to be on sale on Aug. 3-4th. I'm going to buy it because it comes with:
Rainbow Ukulele {BUNDLE} - Curriculum, Lessons, Presentati
COMPLETE Lesson Plans for you to print for your plan book and yet, still completely editable for your needs!

One of my favorite Clip Artists is Educlips. I love the bold graphics and colorful combinations in this 
Children Of The World Clip Art

Before I go back to school I update my materials to fit the theme for the school year. It keeps the presentation fresh for the students since I teach them year to year. I’ve used her clip art in many of my products. I also like them because I can combine the graphics from her bundles into any of my products and they all match.

I have found that before I go back to school, having a theme for the year, finding a few new ways to teach my students and creating fun things for me to use and sell are 3 ways that I LOVE BACK TO SCHOOL! 

What get's you motivated to go back to school? I hope it's WISHING and DISHING some new fun products at TPT. Follow the Link to find out about more fun Music Products.

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