Learning should be fun

for ALL kids.

We’ll show you how.

(No complicated curriculum necessary.)

Let’s change the education system from the outside in.

Let’s empower our children to grow up knowing they are special and unique–that they have their own trail to blaze.

Rolling Prairie Readers exists to see whole families embrace a lifestyle of joyful discovery together.

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Welcome to Rolling Prairie Readers!

Our mission is to
create a community of lifelong learners
where parents inspire
and empower their children
to follow their passions
and use their unique gifts
to make the world a better place.

We are passionate about:

  • learning through play,
  • making the most of family time,
  • and reading good books!

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Unexpectedly Homeschooling Due to School Closings

Unexpectedly Homeschooling Due to School Closings

We are in some uncertain times right now! No matter where you live in the world, city-wide closures are undoubtedly wreaking havoc on your family’s schedule and routines. Possibly, your child’s school has been closed or moved to online learning. If you find yourself...

26 Learning Activities for Preschoolers

26 Learning Activities for Preschoolers

Do you have a toddler, preschooler, or primary grade student who needs some fun (and simple!) learning activities for rainy days, snow days, and unexpected school closings? I've compiled a list of our easiest mix & match activities using just a few craft supplies...

Color of the Week Basket

Color of the Week Basket

Do you have a toddler or preschooler learning their colors? This simple activity is a great way to build regular practice into daily play: the “color of the week” basket! When we were brand new to preschool at home, I often made things more complicated for my kids...

Toy Rotation Categories (+ Our FAVORITE Toys!)

Toy Rotation Categories (+ Our FAVORITE Toys!)

Six years ago, in January 2014, our tiny two-bedroom apartment was overrun with toys. Our two girls, ages 5 and 2 at the time, seemed overwhelmed with all their choices -- and I was tired of cleaning up all day long. Things had to change! I decided to try a toy...

Valentine’s Day Busy Box

Valentine’s Day Busy Box

Sometimes I miss being a kid. When I was little, Valentine’s Day felt like an entire “season.” We made our class valentines from scratch, ate yummy candy and treats, and wore cute love-themed clothes to school. (Ah, the 80s!) At some point in my childhood, Valentine’s...

Empowering Kids In and Out of the Classroom

Empowering Kids In and Out of the Classroom

Our tagline here at Rolling Prairie Readers is, “Making learning fun for ALL kids.” The current state of our education system leaves a lot to be desired for all of us: parents, teachers, and especially our children. As parents, I think it’s important that we are...

Visit the Resource Library!

If you want to connect with your kids through play and make learning FUN at home, this is the place to be! (Everything is FREE.)

Here’s what you’ll find as our library grows:

  • short video trainings
  • reading logs & book lists 
  • printable checklists & guides
  • FUN learning ideas for kiddos ages 2-6