School Readiness

Below are links to a variety of school readiness resources:     


Free activity ideas for various books (printable):


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 will be installed in Marshall in spring 2018.  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: