{Handprint} Paper Plate Pumpkins | Atkinson Drive

Handprint Paper Plate Pumpkins

I must warn you now…this post is riddled with pictures! I guess I have a tendency to go overboard when little man is doing a project. It’s just so adorable I can’t help myself! This is the perfect harvest project for little ones. It’s so simple, but has several different components to keep the attention…

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Frozen Dino Eggs | Atkinson Drive

Frozen Dino Eggs

I’m sure other moms with boys can relate to my current situation…little man is obsessed with dinosaurs right now! I try to steer clear of buying toys that I think will be just a phase for him, but I’ve had a hard time with the dinosaur thing. There’s just so much cute stuff out there,…

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Saturday School – The Letter ‘C’

We learned all about the letter C this week! Check it out… Our Bible story was The 10 ‘C’ommandments We made number caterpillars Traced our letter ‘Cc’ But the most fun was making cotton ball caterpillars!!! {it’s hanging on the fridge at this very moment}

Goop Play | Atkinson Drive

Totally Tots Thursday {Goop Play}

During a recent run of thunder storms, I was hard-pressed to find something exciting to occupy little man’s time. After doing some research on Pinterest, I thought it would be fun to have a goop play day. Using a standard oobleck “recipe,” I mixed up 1/4 c. of corn starch and 1/4 c. water. I…

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Potty Training Tips

How We Survived Potty Training

Recently, little man has been displaying signs that he’s ready to potty train. According to most, he’s still a little young (for a boy) to potty train – and I know that the earlier you push for it the more difficult of a process it can be. Because of this, I have been putting off…

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Abstract Finger Painting | Atkinson Drive

Abstract Finger Painting

Lately we have had quite a few storms around here. I am so not complaining, though – we have been extremely low with our rain levels this year we desperately needed it. We’re still a good 7″ below normal & under water restriction…but the rain lately has been wonderful. Since I haven’t been able to…

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Toddler Shopping List | Atkinson Drive

Printable Toddler Shopping List

Since my husband and I have been trying to eat a more healthy/balanced diet, I have been at the grocery store a lot more lately. Often times, the little man will get bored of being at the store and we all end up frustrated and most of the time leaving without all of the items…

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Colored Ice Sensory Play | Atkinson Drive

Colored Ice Sensory Play {Plus Soap & Water Play}

I was so excited to try a colored ice sensory play activity with the little man this last week! One morning after preparing breakfast, I got out the ingredients & equipment I would need to make the colored ice. My plan was to take him outside after nap time and let him go wild with…

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Scoop & Dump Play

Scoop & Dump Sensory Play

When our Indiana winter quickly turned to summer a few months ago, I was really struggling with what activities my 2-year-old cutie would enjoy. I was definitely not prepared for warm weather, but it was here so there wasn’t much to do but take it in stride and enjoy it! After seeing so many sensory…

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