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:

PBS Kids
ABC Mouse
National Geographic 
Fun Brain 

Outdoor Play Ideas/Activities in southwest Minnesota:

Born Learning Trails located in Marshall (bi-lingual), Cottonwood, Granite Falls, Fulda, Currie, Lake Wilson, Hendricks, Balaton and Walnut Grove.    

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: