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I've Got the Joy: Free Printables!

It was fantastic to rub shoulders with so many great music therapists from the Southwest at #SWAMTA16 in Austin! Thanks to all who stopped by the Music Therapy Joy Booth at the exhibit hall or attended my session, “I’ve Got the Joy! Resources for Music Therapists in Special Education.” I especially loved getting feedback on what YOU need!

As promised, here are a few resources I shared in my session! Click on the titles to link to FREE PRINTABLES and strategy suggestions!

Don’t Be a Monster

Song and Strategy By Patina Jackson, MT-BC

Goals: To identify and improve appropriate interaction

The Pout-Pout Fish By Deborah Diesen

GOALS: To improve pre-reading skills/reading skills, to rhyme, to identify sea animals, to identify emotions, to differentiate feelings versus choices

Hey Diddle, Diddle

Goals: To identify sight words, to rhyme, to improve language and communication

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

By Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle GOALS: To improve pre-reading skills, to follow directions, to explore a variety of textures, to identify animals, to identify colors

Additional Resources we discussed that you can purchase from my shop:

Music Therapy Planning Sheets

This set of forms will keep you organized and evidence-based from brainstorm to completion!

Music Therapy Data Sheets

Keep concise and orderly group, individual and consult data!

(For more info on how to use my planning sheets and data sheets, check out my blog post, "Let's Get Organized!")

Music Therapy Planning Sheets
Music Therapy Data Sheets

Annual Report Template

This form documents student progress since and identifies new goals to address!

Dismissal Template

This form provides a consistent, professional way to document the need for dismissal of students!

Annual Report Template
Dismissal Template