Every child is unique.
Let’s help them learn THEIR way!
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!
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
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.
Read the blog!
17 Weather Books for Kids
Over the last week, we have seen practically every kind of weather: snow, ice, rain, thunderstorms, and even fog! The girls and I have enjoyed exploring the changes happening outside as the snow thaws and reveals a huge, muddy mess waiting in our yard. To deal with...
5 Free Invitations to Play: Plastic Eggs
We are always looking for fun (simple!) spring activities to do with both of our girls. I often try to bring seasonal games into our learning plans. Sometimes a new, novel idea can help a concept like math facts *click* in a new way! Our youngest daughter is a...
Fun, Educational Screen Time Alternatives
Recently, I've had many friends ask about screen time alternatives for preschoolers when mom needs to feed the baby or work with a school-age child, so I wanted to share how we set up our educational playlist for kids. Several years ago, I read a blog post...
Rainbow Noodles, Water Beads, and Gradient Blocks for Tactile Play
Play is the work of the child. --Maria Montessori After teaching in a classroom for several years, teaching our girls at home is a real gift for our family. I love being able to personalize our days to how each of our children learn best. Our older daughter loves to...
5 Free Invitations to Play: Rainbow
Hooray, it's spring! Our girls are thrilled to be outside again, riding their bikes and playing with neighbors. Birds are returning, flowers are budding, and gardens are being planned! We pulled out our spring books, decorated the house, and swapped our winter sensory...
8 Fun Rainbow Books for Kids
Young children love learning about rainbows, and books are always a fun way to discover more about a topic. Whether you purchase a new book or two or borrow them them from the library, these rainbow books for kids are sure to capture your child's interest! (Reminder:...