School Readiness Forms

Classroom Fun

School Readiness Parent/Teacher Conferences


Tuesday, January 28th: ECFE Family Gym Night: “Polar Bears”:

 6:00-7:00 PM

We will be wearing some more energy off!!  We will have a few table activities like white chalk on a blue paper and a listening lotto game at circle time.


Tuesday, February 11th: ECFE Snowshoeing at the Mickelson Nature Trail: 5:45-7:00 PM

We will be snowshoeing first then hot chocolate and marshmallows in the cafeteria.  Dress warm!! 

Families are asked to bring a flashlight.


Wednesday, February 12th- Parent/Teacher Conferences

JA Hughes Elementary School

Parents are encouraged to speak with the School Readiness staff about any concerns or progress information relating to their child.

Individual time slots will be scheduled later.

Tuesday, February 18th: ECFE Family Fun GYM Night:

“Hearts”: 6:00-7:00 PM

Come and get your heart pumping while moving in the GYM.  We will be jumping rope, dancing and skipping all around the gym.



Tuesday, March 3rd : Family Fun Night: 

Ice skating at the Ice Arena: 5:00-6:00 PM

Meet us at the ice arena for some skating fun!  Bring your own skates or there will be some you can borrow at the rink.  We will be serving hot chocolate with marshmallows after the skating. 

Tuesday, March 24th: ECFE Family Fun Night: Sledding and Hot Chocolate:  6:00-7:00 PM 

JA Hughes Elementary School

Bring sleds and dress warm!!  ECFE will provide the hot chocolate and marshmallows in the preschool room after sledding.


Tuesday, April 7th: ECFE Family Fun Night:  Meet the Author: Wanda Nelson (School Readiness Teacher) and plant a pumpkin seed at the Red Lake Falls Public Library:

6:00-7:00 PM

Books for Sale!!  “Bitigaio Bear and the Pumpkin Seeds” and “A Puddle of Water”


Thursday; April 23rd: Red Lake County 3½-5 year old Parent(s) and Me Time at the Bemidji Science Museum Field Trip:  4:30-9:30 PM

Pizza at Giovanni’s—Free will offering-money collected at the bus

Cost: $5.00 for bus ride

          The bus will be leaving at 4:30 PM from Red Lake Falls School and picking up Plummer at 4:45 and then Oklee families at 5:00 PM.  All families interested in attending this field trip must call in ahead of time by Tuesday, April 21st so we can plan on the pizzas and how many busses we will need to provide.   Entry to the museum is paid for by a REA Operations Round-up grant.

** Red Lake Falls call:  Wanda Nelson at 253-2161 ext. 229 or

**Plummer call:  Margaret Hamrum at 465-4222 ext. 18 or

**Oklee call:  Naomi Magnell or Joni Bjerklie at 796-5136.



Tuesday, May 12th: ECFE Community Field Trip and Reading Finale!!

6:00 PM:  Meet at the Police Station

6:30 PM:  Library for a movie and popcorn

Families are asked to meet at the police station for a tour and then we will go to the library where we will be picking quilt names from our reading program and raffle. 

The movie we will be watching is:  Rainbow Fish: Tails from the Sea