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Audrey Rider

SDSU Extension Early Childhood Field Specialist

605-882-5140

SDSU Extension Watertown Regional Center
1910 West Kemp Ave
Watertown, SD 57201

Audrey supports the citizens of South Dakota in her role as the SDSU Extension Early Childhood Field Specialist based in Watertown.

Also by Audrey Rider

Mother pushing laundry basket along the floor with two children riding inside it.

Spend Time Playing During Christmas Break!

This Christmas break, challenge yourself to take time to play with your child and be present with them. Remember that experiences, no matter how big or little, will be the memories you and your child will remember for years to come!

Daughter and happy mother join hands in heart shape.

Teaching Kids To Be Grateful

Research shows that gratitude plays a big part in our well-being, and recent studies show that the more gratitude you exhibit, the greater your protection from stress and depression over time. So how can we start teaching our children gratitude starting at birth?

Mother and young daughter wearing masks in an outdoor park.

Helping Kids Deal With Change

As we are all going through these times of change and uncertainty, remember to talk to your child or children in your care and don’t just avoid the behaviors.