School Readiness Links

Below are links to a variety of school readiness resources:     

Free activity ideas for various books (printable):

Hands on Educational Toddler Activity Ideas:

Breakfast Invitations: Independent Activities for Toddlers and Kids:

Shape Hopscotch:

Candyland Sight Word Game (printable):

Fine Motor Alphabet Mats (printable):

Name Recognition Activities:

Dental Hygiene:


Free printable coloring pages:

Fun crafts:

Crayola Product Stain Removal Guide:

Interactive Play Online:

Outdoor Play Ideas/Activities in southwest Minnesota:

Born Learning Trails located in Cottonwood, Granite Falls, Fulda, Currie, Lake Wilson, Hendricks, Balaton, and Walnut Grove.  A bilingual trail has also been installed in Marshall.  Learn more at this link:

Camden State Park

Garvin Park

Upper Sioux Agency State Park

Lac qui Parle State Park

Lake Shetek State Park

Shetek Environment Learning

For Parents:

An excellent website to see what skills your child needs to work on:

Provides free tools and resources to families to assist them in making informed choices regarding high-quality care and education opportunities:

Includes literacy apps, A-Z reading topics, tools to help struggling readers, and more: