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Parenting Workshops

Parent Workshops aim to support and strengthen existing parenting abilities and promote the development of new competencies so that parents have the knowledge and skills needed to carry out child-rearing responsibilities and provide their children with experiences and opportunities that promote child learning and development.

Play n' Learn Family Events

The Play ‘n Learn program is designed to meet the specific developmental needs of young children ages 0-6. Our variety of activities provide opportunity for young children and their caregivers to enjoy one another’s company while participating in a combination of informal playgroups and structured learning opportunities. These events are intended to be educational for both children and caregivers.

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Parenting Workshops

Raising Riley Book Club

Raising Riley is offering an incredible opportunity, just for parents! Join our book club with parents from all walks of life as we venture through topics on raising a reader, healthy eater, sensory development, behavior management, and so much more!

We are currently reading Balanced and Barefoot by Angela J. Hanscom, focusing on sensory development. Contact us to claim your spot now! 

Conscious Discipline

Join Raising Riley as we host a ZOOM virtual event to learn different ways to manage our children's behaviors. Kay Zastrow, Conscious Discipline® certified instructor, will be discussing how to address the "big feelings" that we all experience.

Contact us soon to claim your spot!

 

Play 'N Learn Family Events

Brings your kids and join us for our monthly events of playing and learning!!  

Each month's session is based on activities that children enjoy with a focus on helping parents understand what's being learned during all the fun!  Each family receives an activity kit to take home so the play and learning can continue. Child development and reading readiness information are also available for parents.

Monthly StoryWalk

The new story walk book is up and ready! This month's book is titled The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle. Follow these seeds as they travel on a dangerous journey. But once they've made it to ground that is fertile and start to grow, the danger is not over...what will become of the tiny seed?

 

Once you have completed the StoryWalk trail, come into our office to receive a FREE book! You can also post a picture to social media and tag us using #rrstorywalk. Or you can always email us (contact info is on the last StoryWalk board). 

Power of Tiny Seeds

Join Ms. Denae and the Raising Riley Crew as we experience an outdoor story time! Bring a blanket, sit on the lawn, and plant a flower with us as we read The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle. ***Activity kits will be delivered prior to the event***

Mud Day!

International Mud Day is on June 29th this year! To celebrate, we will have several different opportunities for your family to participate in mud related activities. Space is limited for each time slot. Contact us soon to secure a spot for your family!

Power of Produce Club - PoP

Join the Power of Produce club every Saturday starting June 5th through August 21st from 9-11 AM at the Farmers Market. There will be new activities each week and opportunities to purchase fresh fruits and veggies. This interactive opportunity is FREE, and a great way to learn about the importance of healthy eating for your family! 

 

All classes must be registered for prior to the event. Please click on the Additional Info button for the event you are interested in. There you will find more details including class location, time, and childcare availability.

Register by contacting Tasha at 785-776-4779 ext.7634 or  tryoung@rileycountyks.gov