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KSFY Morning Show: February Issue

By Hood Magazine, 01/30/2017, Categories: In Print, Community, Education, Schools

2017 Teacher of the Year!

2017 Teacher of the Year

By Hood Magazine, 01/31/2017, Categories: In Print, Education, Schools

Ms. Gottsleben is our 2017 Teacher of the year. She’s in her fourth year as a second grade teacher at Freedom Elementary School.

Classical Conversations: A Classical, Christian, Homeschool Community

By Hood Magazine, 01/25/2017, Categories: In Print, Today, Education, Schools

Classical Conversations (CC) is a nationwide program designed to come alongside parents and students on their home education journey.

Developing Strong Number Sense In Your Child To Help Them Excel at Math

By Hood Magazine, 01/25/2017, Categories: In Print, Today, Education, Nutrition

Because math builds upon itself year after year in school, the stronger your child’s number sense is, the more likely he or she will be able to grasp new math topics with confidence & ease.

Toolbox for Teachers: Promoting Success for Students

By Hood Magazine, 01/25/2017, Categories: In Print, Today, Education, Schools

The need for classroom sensory supports, tools and strategies has steadily increased over the last few years. Trends of increased screen time, less opportunity for movement and fewer breaks in the school day has a direct impact on a child’s attention to task, focus and self-regulation (mood, emotions, and behavior).

Glazed Ham

By Hood Magazine, 01/25/2017, Categories: In Print, Today, Nutrition

Recipes courtesy of Hungry for Truth SD

Family Gets Fit: Grocery Shopping

By Hood Magazine, 01/25/2017, Categories: Family, Community, Today, Health, Nutrition

Grocery Shopping with Landon and Heather!


Featured Galleries


  • Little All Stars

    02/20/2017
    09:00AM — 09:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Presidents' Day Activties

    02/20/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Join us for a story time at 10am and enjoy craft stations with examples and supplies available in...


  • Playgroup for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    02/20/2017
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Play Groups are specifically for kids and their caregivers. Gather your friends at our “house” to...


  • Lapsit

    02/20/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Help your baby develop listening and language skills with songs, stories and playtime. Get to kno...


  • Toddler Time

    02/21/2017
    09:30AM — 11:30AM

    If they can walk, they can jump! Toddler Time at Sky Zone is a special time just for the little o...


  • Storytime Tuesdays

    02/21/2017
    10:00AM — 10:30AM

    Bring your kids to a storytime every Tuesday at Child's Play Toys. It starts off with a few songs...


  • Lapsit

    02/21/2017
    10:15AM — 10:45AM

    Help your baby develop listening and language skills with songs, stories and playtime. Get to kno...


  • Lapsit

    02/21/2017
    10:30AM — 11:05AM

    Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, stories and playtime. Get to know other families and ...


  • Visual Arts Center Stroller Tour

    02/21/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Join us for a casual and lively tour of our current exhibitions led by one of our knowledgeable d...


  • Join us for a casual and lively tour of our current exhibitions led by one of our knowledgeable d...


  • :Lapsit

    02/21/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Help your baby develop listening and language skills with songs, stories and playtime. Get to kno...


  • Family Storytime

    02/21/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • Mommies Matter: A PostPartum Support Group

    02/21/2017
    12:00PM — 01:00PM

    Every 2 weeks on Tuesday


  • Maybe a Baby

    02/21/2017
    06:00PM — 07:30PM

    This event will give couples the information they need to help them decide whether the time is ri...


  • Little All Stars

    02/22/2017
    09:00AM — 09:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Story & Craft

    02/22/2017
    10:00AM — 10:30AM

    Join us for storytime and a simple craft! Age: Preschool Free RSVP to anna@sfmvm.com or 605.27...


  • Family Storytime

    02/22/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • Milk Monologues

    02/22/2017
    01:00PM — 02:00PM

    Join Shelly (CLC) or Sarah if you are the mom of a non-mobile nursing baby. One of them will be a...


  • Great Plains Zoo Animal Textiles

    02/23/2017
    09:00AM — 09:45AM

    Infants and Toddlers (under age 2, with an adult) Come discover animal textures! This parent and...


  • Toddler Time

    02/23/2017
    09:30AM — 11:30AM

    If they can walk, they can jump! Toddler Time at Sky Zone is a special time just for the little o...


  • Little All Stars

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM — 10:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Toddler Art Shape

    02/23/2017
    10:15AM — 11:00AM

    Toddler Art: Shape Celebration. Let’s talk about triangles, circles and squares! Learn about the ...


  • New Baby & Me

    02/23/2017
    01:30PM — 03:30PM

    This group for new moms and their babies meets weekly. Moms can join in open discussion on topics...


  • Strengthening Families Program

    02/23/2017
    05:30PM

    Carroll Institute is starting another round of Strengthening Families starting February 9, 2017 a...


  • Sanford PROMISE Community Lecture Series

    02/23/2017
    05:30PM — 06:30PM

    Science minded individuals in our community can learn about the science research being performed ...


  • Family Storytime

    02/23/2017
    07:00PM — 07:30PM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • Sioux Empire Home Show

    02/24/2017
    10:00AM — 08:00PM

    Meet the professionals first hand at the 58th annual Sioux Empire Home Show. Building, decorating...


  • Playgroup for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    02/24/2017
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Play Groups are specifically for kids and their caregivers. Gather your friends at our “house” to...


  • Family Storytime

    02/24/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • Little All Stars

    02/24/2017
    06:30PM — 07:20PM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Open Gymnastics

    02/24/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Need a little extra time to practice? Open Gymnastics is class time for gymnasts to practice and ...


  • Little All Stars

    02/25/2017
    09:00AM — 09:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Big Brother/Big Sister

    02/25/2017
    09:30AM — 11:00AM

    Big brothers and big sisters are important members of your family and they have their very own cl...


  • Sioux Empire Home Show

    02/25/2017
    10:00AM — 08:00PM

    Meet the professionals first hand at the 58th annual Sioux Empire Home Show. Building, decorating...


  • Teddy Bear Blast

    02/25/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Bring your favorite teddy bear friend to this fun-filled morning. During this event, you and your...


  • Family Storytime

    02/25/2017
    11:00AM — 11:35AM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • Drum Making Workship

    02/25/2017
    12:00PM — 02:00PM

    Location of the class will be TBA Back after popular demand, join me for this wonderful opportun...


  • Race Like the Pros

    02/25/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    Get ready for the big race this Sunday by enjoying some races of your own. Kids bring your non-ga...


  • Saturday Cookie Decorating Days

    02/25/2017
    02:00PM — 04:30PM

    Call us by Friday 605-978-0991 and you can come in and decorate cookies on Saturday! We do cookie...


  • Sioux Empire Home Show

    02/26/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Meet the professionals first hand at the 58th annual Sioux Empire Home Show. Building, decorating...


  • Crafternoon Storytime

    02/26/2017
    02:00PM — 02:30PM

    Featuring stories, songs and a craft for families with children ages 2 to 6.


  • Little All Stars

    02/20/2017
    09:00AM — 09:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Presidents' Day Activties

    02/20/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Join us for a story time at 10am and enjoy craft stations with examples and supplies available in...


  • Playgroup for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    02/20/2017
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Play Groups are specifically for kids and their caregivers. Gather your friends at our “house” to...


  • Lapsit

    02/20/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Help your baby develop listening and language skills with songs, stories and playtime. Get to kno...


  • Toddler Time

    02/21/2017
    09:30AM — 11:30AM

    If they can walk, they can jump! Toddler Time at Sky Zone is a special time just for the little o...


  • Storytime Tuesdays

    02/21/2017
    10:00AM — 10:30AM

    Bring your kids to a storytime every Tuesday at Child's Play Toys. It starts off with a few songs...


  • Lapsit

    02/21/2017
    10:15AM — 10:45AM

    Help your baby develop listening and language skills with songs, stories and playtime. Get to kno...


  • Lapsit

    02/21/2017
    10:30AM — 11:05AM

    Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, stories and playtime. Get to know other families and ...


  • Family Storytime

    02/21/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • :Lapsit

    02/21/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Help your baby develop listening and language skills with songs, stories and playtime. Get to kno...


  • Join us for a casual and lively tour of our current exhibitions led by one of our knowledgeable d...


  • Visual Arts Center Stroller Tour

    02/21/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Join us for a casual and lively tour of our current exhibitions led by one of our knowledgeable d...


  • Mommies Matter: A PostPartum Support Group

    02/21/2017
    12:00PM — 01:00PM

    Every 2 weeks on Tuesday


  • Maybe a Baby

    02/21/2017
    06:00PM — 07:30PM

    This event will give couples the information they need to help them decide whether the time is ri...


  • Little All Stars

    02/22/2017
    09:00AM — 09:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Story & Craft

    02/22/2017
    10:00AM — 10:30AM

    Join us for storytime and a simple craft! Age: Preschool Free RSVP to anna@sfmvm.com or 605.27...


  • Family Storytime

    02/22/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • Milk Monologues

    02/22/2017
    01:00PM — 02:00PM

    Join Shelly (CLC) or Sarah if you are the mom of a non-mobile nursing baby. One of them will be a...


  • Great Plains Zoo Animal Textiles

    02/23/2017
    09:00AM — 09:45AM

    Infants and Toddlers (under age 2, with an adult) Come discover animal textures! This parent and...


  • Toddler Time

    02/23/2017
    09:30AM — 11:30AM

    If they can walk, they can jump! Toddler Time at Sky Zone is a special time just for the little o...


  • Little All Stars

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM — 10:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Toddler Art Shape

    02/23/2017
    10:15AM — 11:00AM

    Toddler Art: Shape Celebration. Let’s talk about triangles, circles and squares! Learn about the ...


  • New Baby & Me

    02/23/2017
    01:30PM — 03:30PM

    This group for new moms and their babies meets weekly. Moms can join in open discussion on topics...


  • Strengthening Families Program

    02/23/2017
    05:30PM

    Carroll Institute is starting another round of Strengthening Families starting February 9, 2017 a...


  • Sanford PROMISE Community Lecture Series

    02/23/2017
    05:30PM — 06:30PM

    Science minded individuals in our community can learn about the science research being performed ...


  • Family Storytime

    02/23/2017
    07:00PM — 07:30PM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • Sioux Empire Home Show

    02/24/2017
    10:00AM — 08:00PM

    Meet the professionals first hand at the 58th annual Sioux Empire Home Show. Building, decorating...


  • Playgroup for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    02/24/2017
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Play Groups are specifically for kids and their caregivers. Gather your friends at our “house” to...


  • Family Storytime

    02/24/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • Little All Stars

    02/24/2017
    06:30PM — 07:20PM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Open Gymnastics

    02/24/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Need a little extra time to practice? Open Gymnastics is class time for gymnasts to practice and ...


  • Little All Stars

    02/25/2017
    09:00AM — 09:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Big Brother/Big Sister

    02/25/2017
    09:30AM — 11:00AM

    Big brothers and big sisters are important members of your family and they have their very own cl...


  • Sioux Empire Home Show

    02/25/2017
    10:00AM — 08:00PM

    Meet the professionals first hand at the 58th annual Sioux Empire Home Show. Building, decorating...


  • Teddy Bear Blast

    02/25/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Bring your favorite teddy bear friend to this fun-filled morning. During this event, you and your...


  • Family Storytime

    02/25/2017
    11:00AM — 11:35AM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • Drum Making Workship

    02/25/2017
    12:00PM — 02:00PM

    Location of the class will be TBA Back after popular demand, join me for this wonderful opportun...


  • Race Like the Pros

    02/25/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    Get ready for the big race this Sunday by enjoying some races of your own. Kids bring your non-ga...


  • Saturday Cookie Decorating Days

    02/25/2017
    02:00PM — 04:30PM

    Call us by Friday 605-978-0991 and you can come in and decorate cookies on Saturday! We do cookie...


  • Sioux Empire Home Show

    02/26/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Meet the professionals first hand at the 58th annual Sioux Empire Home Show. Building, decorating...


  • Crafternoon Storytime

    02/26/2017
    02:00PM — 02:30PM

    Featuring stories, songs and a craft for families with children ages 2 to 6.


  • Little All Stars

    02/27/2017
    09:00AM — 09:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Obstacle Course

    02/27/2017
    10:00AM — 11:30AM

    Join us at the museum for our regular free play and then try your luck making it through our home...


  • Playgroup for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    02/27/2017
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Play Groups are specifically for kids and their caregivers. Gather your friends at our “house” to...


  • Lapsit

    02/27/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Help your baby develop listening and language skills with songs, stories and playtime. Get to kno...


  • Family Storytime

    02/27/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • Latches

    02/27/2017
    06:30PM — 08:00PM

    Breastfeeding takes a village. Nourish your baby in a safe, comfortable place, surrounded by your...


  • Toddler Time

    02/28/2017
    09:30AM — 11:30AM

    If they can walk, they can jump! Toddler Time at Sky Zone is a special time just for the little o...


  • Storytime Tuesdays

    02/28/2017
    10:00AM — 10:30AM

    Bring your kids to a storytime every Tuesday at Child's Play Toys. It starts off with a few songs...


  • Lapsit

    02/28/2017
    10:30AM — 11:05AM

    Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, stories and playtime. Get to know other families and ...


  • Family Storytime

    02/28/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music and movement at this drop-in program.


  • :Lapsit

    02/28/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Help your baby develop listening and language skills with songs, stories and playtime. Get to kno...


  • Babywearing 102 (SF Babywearers)

    02/28/2017
    06:30PM — 08:00PM

    Designed for more advanced babywearers, this support group will help guide babywearers in more ad...


  • Jim Witter -- I Write the Songs

    02/28/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Jim Witter to Perform In Sioux Falls, SD on February 28, 2017 Live On Stage, Inc. and the Liv...


  • Little All Stars

    03/01/2017
    09:00AM — 09:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Milk Monologues

    03/01/2017
    01:00PM — 02:00PM

    Join Shelly (CLC) or Sarah if you are the mom of a non-mobile nursing baby. One of them will be a...


  • Babywearing Basics (SF Babywearers)

    03/01/2017
    06:30PM — 08:00PM

    Monthly on the first Wednesday


  • MAMMA MIA!

    03/01/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    A MOTHER. A DAUGHTER. 3 POSSIBLE DADS. AND A TRIP DOWN THE AISLE YOU'LL NEVER FORGET! Over ...


  • Great Plains Zoo Animal Textiles

    03/02/2017
    09:00AM — 09:45AM

    Infants and Toddlers (under age 2, with an adult) Come discover animal textures! This parent and...


  • Toddler Time

    03/02/2017
    09:30AM — 11:30AM

    If they can walk, they can jump! Toddler Time at Sky Zone is a special time just for the little o...


  • Little All Stars

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 10:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Toddler Art Out of this World!

    03/02/2017
    10:15AM — 11:00AM

    Toddler Art: Out of this World!  - 3/2/2017, 3/9/2016 & 3/16/2017 Why did the sun go to school?...


  • Toddler Art: Out of This World!

    03/02/2017
    10:15AM — 11:00AM

    Why did the sun go to school? To get brighter! Bring your little one to the Washington Pavilion t...


  • New Baby & Me

    03/02/2017
    01:30PM — 03:30PM

    This group for new moms and their babies meets weekly. Moms can join in open discussion on topics...


  • Strengthening Families Program

    03/02/2017
    05:30PM

    Carroll Institute is starting another round of Strengthening Families starting February 9, 2017 a...


  • MAMMA MIA!

    03/02/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    A MOTHER. A DAUGHTER. 3 POSSIBLE DADS. AND A TRIP DOWN THE AISLE YOU'LL NEVER FORGET! Over ...


  • Brain Play

    03/03/2017
    08:00AM — 05:00PM

    Visit Brain Play, a limited-time, hands-on exhibit for children of all ages! The exhibit features...


  • Fun and Fit Day

    03/03/2017
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Ride, run, jump, and jam! Join Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation and participate in fitness-relate...


  • Playgroup for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    03/03/2017
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Play Groups are specifically for kids and their caregivers. Gather your friends at our “house” to...


  • Pavilion Free First Fridays

    03/03/2017
    05:00PM — 08:00PM

    Join us for Free First Fridays, whether you are new to the area, new to the Pavilion, or even a r...


  • Free First Friday

    03/03/2017
    05:00PM — 08:00PM

    Join us for Free First Fridays, whether you are new to the area, new to the Pavilion, or even a r...


  • Movie Night at the Museum

    03/03/2017
    06:00PM — 08:30PM

    The Siouxland Heritage Museums and Downtown Sioux Falls are teaming up to bring you free family m...


  • Little All Stars

    03/03/2017
    06:30PM — 07:20PM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Join us for the South Dakota ACEP's 37th Annual Winter Conference in Emergency Medicine. This o...


  • Little All Stars

    03/04/2017
    09:00AM — 09:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Birthing with Confidence: All Day Session

    03/04/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    The All Day Session is designed for the family with a busy schedule. It is a condensed version of...


  • Babywearing 101

    03/04/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Monthly on the first Saturday


  • Cloth Diapering 101

    03/04/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Monthly on the first Saturday


  • Spectacular Saturday: "Dog Loves Drawing"

    03/04/2017
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Dog loves books, but one day he receives a strange one in the mail—it's blank! Soon, Dog realizes...


  • Messy March

    03/04/2017
    10:00AM — 10:45AM

    Art has been proven to help develop a toddler?s motor skills and it is a great way to express cre...


  • Toddler Gym

    03/04/2017
    10:30AM — 11:15AM

    These classes will introduce your child to basic movement skills and encourage them to work on ha...


  • Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Storytime

    03/04/2017
    11:00AM — 12:00PM

    As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goo...


  • Breastfeeding 101

    03/04/2017
    01:00PM — 02:00PM

    Monthly on the first Saturday


  • Saturday Cookie Decorating Days

    03/04/2017
    02:00PM — 04:30PM

    Call us by Friday 605-978-0991 and you can come in and decorate cookies on Saturday! We do cookie...


  • Happily Every Afternoon

    03/05/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Join us for a magical afternoon featuring games, science and art activities and fellowship with f...


  • Wedding Fair 2017

    03/05/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    The Museum of Visual Materials will hold their Wedding Fair on Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 1-3pm. ...


  • Little All Stars

    03/06/2017
    09:00AM — 09:50AM

    -Ages: Walking - 6 years -10 punches per card -Cards do not expire


  • Playgroup for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    03/06/2017
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Play Groups are specifically for kids and their caregivers. Gather your friends at our “house” to...


  • Storm Dance Clinic

    03/06/2017
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Want to learn to dance like the Lightning Girls premier dance team from the Sioux Falls Storm? Th...


  • Introduction to Jujitsu Youth

    03/06/2017
    06:00PM

    Defend yourself in any situation by combining the techniques of karate - striking, judo - thr...


  • The Ransom Church, located at 700 N. Main Ave in downtown Sioux Falls, is sponsoring an "After th...



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