Weather-Themed Word Tracing Printables

Love these FREE weather-themed word tracing printables! Great idea for a weather learning unit this spring & summer for preschoolers! - www.MePlus3Today.com for Totschooling.net

Last week, I was honored to be able to write a guest post for Totschooling, an amazing blog full of early learning ideas, activities, and resources. For the post, I decided to share several weather-themed word tracing printables that are perfect for preschoolers. Because it is spring, and summer is just around the corner, I decided to focus the worksheets on common weather types for these seasons. The 6 types included on the word tracing printables are: sunny, raining, thunder, cloudy, lightning, and windy. All letters are upper-case. I might try to create a lower-case version soon! My 3-year-old twin … Continue reading

12 Outdoor Learning Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers

12 Outdoor Learning Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers - So many great ideas to try during spring and summer! I love the printable from #6! - www.MePlus3Today.com

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links. After a lot of snow and record low temperatures this winter, I am definitely ready for spring and summer! Now that I am home full-time with the kids, I am hoping to try some fun outdoor learning activities with them when the warmer weather finally arrives. It is much more fun for all of us to have them learn through play! And as cabin fever sets in, I can’t help but dream of spending more time outside with the kids! We spent a lot of time outdoors last spring and summer, but … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Craft – Turn Kids into Love Bugs!

My Little Love Bugs - Personalized Picture Valentine's Day Craft - These would make a cute gift for grandparents or for kids to make at daycare or school to send home to parents! - www.MePlus3Today.com

Disclosure: This Valentine’s Day Craft post contains affiliate links. I may make a small commission from purchases made via these links. Thanks! Now that I am home full time with the kids, I am trying to fill some of our time with craft projects. I really enjoy doing crafts and the kids do really well with having some structured activities during the day. With Valentine’s Day coming up, I had been seeing a lot of different “love bug” ideas floating around. I decided to change it up by adding a picture of each child, turning them into the “love bugs!” … Continue reading

DIY Snowflake Crown – Toddler Letter Recognition Craft

DIY Snowflake Crown - Toddler Craft for Letter Recognition - Love these! Perfect for the winter months! - www.MePlus3Today.com

Disclosure: This Snowflake Crown – Toddler Letter Recognition Craft post contains affiliate links from which I may a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thanks! As I mentioned in a previous post, the kids have been working on letter recognition. They started by learning the letters in their name at daycare, and I’ve been reinforcing this at home too. I’ve been trying a variety of activities and crafts with the letters of their names, like these DIY snowflake crowns that we made. I found the supplies for each snowflake crown at our local Dollar Tree. I wanted the craft … Continue reading

Snowman Hand Print Thank You Cards

Handprint Snowman Thank You Card - "Unlike snowmen..." - Love the personal touch and the phrase on the inside is perfect! www.MePlus3Today.com

This post contains affiliate links. I make a small commission from purchases made via these links. Thanks! So, I have to tell you, I’m pretty proud of these snowman hand print thank you cards that I’m sharing here. We started making these DIY cards last winter, but I am just now getting to post about them. I was inspired by these adorable snowman hand prints with the saying “Love Never Melts.” The best thing about these cards is that they were quick and easy to make and only required a few supplies that we already had on hand. I usually take … Continue reading

Surprise Letter from Santa & Official Nice List Certificate

This post contains affiliate links from which I make a small commission from purchases made. The other day, each of my kids received a wonderful surprise in the mail. A letter from Santa and a certificate explaining that they made the Official Nice List!!! Seriously, it didn’t come from me! I don’t know who it’s from, although I do have a suspect in mind… And that is what makes this so much fun and such a special treat! If  you want to make another child and parent’s day, surprise them by sending one of these out. And don’t ever admit … Continue reading

16+ Ideas & Activities for New Year’s Eve with Kids

new year's eve with kids

Disclosure: This post of Ideas & Activities for New Year’s Eve with Kids contains affiliate links that support Me Plus 3 Today, at no additional cost to you. Thanks! Once you have kids, the way you celebrate New Year’s Eve tends to drastically change. When Chaz and I were younger, in our pre-kid days, we would go to fun parties, or even throw big parties of our own. Activities would revolve around friends, food, and a lot of drinks! But after having kids, we stayed home and were in bed before midnight! That wasn’t necessarily a bad thing. I was looking … Continue reading

10 Toddler Gift Ideas They Will Love!

This post of 10 Toddler Gift Ideas They Will Love contains affiliate links, from which I may make a small commission at no additional charge to you! Thanks for the support! Has your toddler ever received a wonderful toy gift that they loved when they opened it, only to have it end up at the bottom of the toy bin, or pushed to the back of a shelf somewhere? Maybe they loved it and played with it for a day or 2 (or even just a few hours!), but the “new” factor of the gift quickly wore off. Or maybe … Continue reading

5 Ways to Teach Kids that They Can Make a Difference

Disclosure: Special thanks to I See Me! for sponsoring this post with 5 Ways to Teach Kids that They can Make a Difference. For your convenience, affiliate links are included.  If you regularly read my blog, you will probably know that I am passionate about making a difference in the world. I love to do acts of kindness and help others. I understand that it is partially due to my personality, but I also believe that it is a value that can be taught. So, I plan to pass my passion for helping others on to my kids. I want to teach … Continue reading

4 Ideas for a Healthy Halloween

*This post contains affiliate links. I will receive a small commission on purchases made from these links, at no additional cost to you. Read full disclaimer here. Thanks! I’ve talked about it in my post with 14+ Halloween Party Game Ideas and my post with 26 Unique Halloween Costumes for Twins or Siblings, but I’m going to mention it here again: I love Halloween! It is just a really fun holiday, when we get to dress up like somebody/something else, put up spooky decorations, and of course, indulge in some sweet treats! But if you don’t want to go overboard … Continue reading