Earlwyn and Werdna

“I like to tickle him in the armpit!”


Meet 6-year-old Earlwyn. Earl will be in Kindergarten in the fall. This little bundle of energy is a happy, smiling little boy who loves his best friend Maverick, the bulldog, who is a member of the foster family he resides with.

Earl enjoys playing outdoors, riding his bike and jumping on the trampoline with Maverick following close behind. Earl tags along with his foster family to all school and community sports events. This year he enjoyed learning all the cheers with his high school cheerleader friends while his older foster brother played basketball. In the summer months,

Earl has been learning to play soccer and he attends daycare. He enjoys going to the park, swimming, the zoo, hiking or the waterpark for extra fun activities. When he is unable to be outside, Earl likes to play with cars or playing house with his sister and foster sister. Earl can be very lovable and enjoys attention from the adults around him.

Meet 5-year-old Werdna. She is a cute and sassy “girly-girl”! She likes dolls, playing house or kitchen, having her hair done, and wearing pretty clothes. Her favorite colors are purple and pink. Werdna is not generally an outdoors kind of girl, but will follow if everyone else is doing something outside.

She really enjoys adult attention and will seek out extra hugs and snuggles from her caregivers. She especially loves to snuggle while watching movies or being read to. Werdna attends all school and community sports activities with her foster parents. She also learned all the cheers with the high school cheerleaders and helped cheer on her older foster brother. Werdna currently attends preschool.

The school and the foster parents are making a determination whether she will attend Pre-K or Kindergarten in the fall.

Werdna and her brother would do best in a family where they were the only children or the youngest with teen siblings. They also would do better in a family that has the time to devote attention to the children’s needs. A family in or near the state of South Dakota would be best, but all licensed families will be considered.

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