Welcome to the NEW site!


Welcome!  If you are looking for Me & Marie Learning content, you have come to the right place! Me and Marie Learning is now Lovely Commotion!  With the new name is a new web address: http://www.lovelycommotion.com and a *new* design, which I love! A Lovely Commotion encompasses the awesome feeling of helping young children and [...]

Pretend Play Vet with ‘The Happy’s’

pretend vet

Disclosure: We received The Happy’s free of charge in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are mine. Have you seen the newest fluffy friends from the makers of Zhu Zhu pets?  They are called ‘The Happy’s’ and these little pets are cute and full of energy!  Ever since The Happy’s pets arrived at our [...]

Easter Egg Lunch Hunt

easter egg lunch hunt

We have had so much fun hiding and hunting eggs this week!  Isn’t it funny how the eggs don’t even have to be filled to have a great time hunting?  So, for lunch today I thought I would incorporate the love for egg hunting and food!  It may have taken a little bit longer to [...]

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Bloghop #32


Welcome to another week of the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop! Please link up and spread the word! Hello Spring and hello snow!  What?  It is currently snowing in my part of Missouri, which I find just ridiculous.  So, I am going to browse through some awesome link-ups for Spring and Easter!  That will help [...]

Baby Game- Ribbon Play

baby games

 Games for baby?  Why, yes!  There is a lot that can be learned from simple activities created just for the under 1 crowd.  Of course, please be mindful that any homemade activity, made for baby, will need to have adult supervision.  The activity I am sharing today, is a very simple one- Ribbon Play.  This [...]

Pretend Play Shopping Fun!

Lego Duplo Pretend Play Shopping

We love pretending!  Isn’t funny how kids love to pretend common tasks that we adults find a chore?!  Take grocery shopping for example.  Most adults would rather not have to shop for groceries.  But, create a pretend play opportunity for grocery shopping and kids love it!    Well, today that is just what we did! Using [...]

13 Bear Preschool Activities

Preschool Bear Activities

Today we read Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  It is a favorite of mine and is a story that we have not read yet this year!  I have a wonderful puppet to go along with the story, so it certainly makes it fun!  I also have created a Goldilocks and Three Bears Story Unit.  It [...]

Disney Planning Printables- Free!

disney planning binder

    Going to Disney this year?  I am happy to announce that we are!  It will be the first time my husband and children experience Disney World and I am beyond excited!  To help me curve my enthusiasm, I have been planning my little heart out.  I love a well planned vacation and Disney [...]