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New Year, New Goals

Hi everyone.

I wanted to put a blog post together to thank some of the people who have supported me, some unknowingly, in my TPT journey this year. I remember back in 2018, I posted a battleships game freebie – thinking it wouldn’t amount to anything. For a long time I suffered from Imposters Syndrome. I constantly worried that people would be critical and that no-one would want to see what I do.

If you’re just starting TPT, or you’re having one of those days where you are thinking it isn’t for you? Just keep going. Sometimes downing tools, stepping away and focusing is all that’s needed. Personally, I like to look up villas for our next big trip and make them the goal.

Today I have:
– 142 products in my store
– Sold 2035 products with over 60,000 views
– have had over 580 people take the time to feedback and comment on their purchases (Thank you!)
– 795 people following my store (Come on 800 by the end of the year – haha)
– A mailing list with thousands of people all wanting to know about what I do
– Over 12,400 followers @MrMsInstaStuff on instagram – sharing their knowledge and creative ideas

The people on the TPT Forums have been amazing, without them, I don’t think this would have been possible. There has been days where I have considered giving it up and the people on here just bring me right back to my centre. Some of these people don’t even know that they have had a difference. They are:

The Treasured Schoolhouse, CreativeCOTA LLC, June Shanahan Dog-On-It Designs, Mrs H’s Speech Therapy Room, SpecEd Specialties, FLE avec MmeD, Lessons by Molly and many more…

I have so many plans for this year;
– Lots more blogging πŸ™‚
– Regular social media usage and embrace the fear that is Pinterest as much as I can
– I will be updating every product with its own video by 2022 and refining the bio’s to be the best they can be

I want to wish you, your family and your stores the best start to 2021. I hope that you will come along and follow me on this crazy journey.

Much Love 
Mr M

Monthly Focus

Get the best start to 2021, with our New Year resources. Be sure to check out the store for lots of fun activities and games. Click the images below or visit the store.

This is a 83 page PDF containing all worksheets needed to build a Happy New Year Lapbook . This New Year activity is great to allow learners to look back on their year and plan ahead . It is also a great way to investigate other traditions across the world during New Year . This lapbook serves as a great keepsake for years to come! Students can infuse their own individual creativity in order to make their own lapbook unique.

This is a 28 page PDF containing all worksheets needed to create a New Year Flipbook . This resource can be used at the start of year to allow learners the opportunity to reflect on the previous year as well as setting goals for 2019 . Included in the pack are 4 styles of page options depending on your levels of support . This is a fantastic first week activity for learners to start that critical thinking we will develop throughout the year .

This is a 43 page PDF containing worksheets focusing on Martin Luther King Jr . This is a perfect pack to allow learners the opportunity to learn about his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech as well as his impact on the world . The main focus of this pack is within literacy as well as the development of research strategies 


Start of Year FlipBook

This is a 10 page PDF containing all worksheets needed to create a Start of Year Flipbook . This resource can be used at the start of year to allow learners the opportunity to get to know their new classmates and surroundings . Each page is blank to allow you, the teacher, the ability to use this resource how you see fit . This is a great first week activity .

Pack includes a page for ;

  • Cover page
  • 5 facts about ME ( available to download in the PREVIEW )
  • My teacher
  • My classroom
  • My classmates 
  • My goals for 2021

Keywords: New Year, Goal Setting, 2021, Classroom Resources, Distance Learning, Home Learning, Reflection, Goals, Literacy, Creativity

2 thoughts on “New Year, New Goals

  1. Jess Witoski says:

    Congrats on all of your accomplishments with your TpT business! It’s so nice to see you stick to your passion, and wow has it paid off πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks so much Jess – Its still very much a “work in progress” but appreciate your comments πŸ™‚

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