are some recent classes I put together for my 2 and 5 year olds,
with links (all at www.meganmerchant.com) to the free handouts and books and music you can buy
or check out from your library. Now that you have some
guidelines and a budget
to create fun 30 to 90 minutes classes at home, you can see how fun and
easy it is!
www.meganmerchant.comHappy St. Patrick's Day! The
following two recipes have a full platter base ingredient followed by
the items for the rainbow colors. Plan out your shopping list by
letting your kids help you draw the recipe as you make your list, like
our picture for fruit pizza below.
Skip to the end for some fun St. Patrick's Fun web links and a great
field trip tip. Rainbow Fruit Pizza:
So now you know the components
of a basic preschool class at home, here are supplies to purchase
that will last for 6 months under $60! All of my recommendations
are on the bottom of this post at www.meganmerchant.com for easy searching (and price verification).
www.meganmerchant.comIf your barrier is simply, “What would we do?” here are basic
pieces in creating your own 2-5 year-old preschool class. The more
frequently you hold school (2 or 3 times a week), the easier it is to
incorporate the whole list; the length of class can be from 30 to 90
minutes. In upcoming posts I’ll share how to run 6 months of classes
under $60, and two lesson plans to get your thoughts flowing:
www.meganmerchant.comIt's Spring Break; let's celebrate!
This week I'll be posting about finding classes for your passions and
interests, teaching home school with fitness for your kids, and more.
To kick off the week on a high note, my friend Mindy Evans from Stampin Up
www.meganmerchant.comThey are finally here!! After four weeks of trials and records,
here are my tips on how I've enjoyed and benefited from a pedometer,
starting with the biggest revelation:Mental exhaustion is NOT the same a
www.meganmerchant.comHere is what I did NOT like about my
pedometer, which I'm sharing to
jump start you as you begin with your own pedometer.Here are the links to Part
I and Part
II if you’d like to read back.
www.meganmerchant.comCourteous acts make for a better, more civil world. Incivility is
defined by Merriam-Webster as a rude or discourteous act. Basic manners, respect for others, and
common courtesy are vanishing. What can be done? Where does civility
Here are three scenarios:
www.meganmerchant.comTwo days ago I hit 10,000 steps on my pedometer. If you read my first
post on starting my pedometer totting, I mentioned being recently
sick (not working out) and took baselines between 3500-5000 steps a
day. So as soon as I felt well, I was all over finding out what it
looks and feels like for someone to achieve 10,000 steps in one day.
www.meganmerchant.comWouldn’t it be fantastic to have a passion and then create a local event
for others to participate in your passion? My sister brought such a
duo of ladies to my attention, and they graciously answered some
questions about their all-women
triathlon for us, which will be August 27, 2011, at the Rio Rancho