How well do you know Little House on the Prairie?

“Little House on the Prairie” is one of the most successful dramatic series in television history. This TV legend began with the pilot in March of 1974, which introduced the Ingalls family to millions of viewers around the world. Altogether, there are 210 episodes! Test your knowledge with our exclusive articles and episode guides. How well do you know the “Little House on the Prairie” TV series?

An old-fashioned picnic is a wonderful way to gather with your loved ones, enjoy delicious food, and engage in some outdoor play when the weather is nice. Little House on the Prairie shows us the value of family time, whether it be during work or play. The Ingalls family made time to eat their meals together and enjoy in each other’s company at home and while traveling by covered wagon. Plan your own Little House on the Prairie inspired picnic with our tips for what to make and bring.

If you’re looking for something fun and engaging to do with the little ones–something that doesn’t involve batteries or screen time–this Little House on the Prairie® Peg Doll DIY perfectly captures the simplicity of an earlier time while still staying true to each character. These simple but delightful wooden toys of the Ingalls family are perfect for sparking imaginative play that is so important in early childhood.

Lemonade is a timeless beverage that even little Laura Ingalls enjoyed during special occasions. Laura tasted lemonade for the first time at Nellie Oleson’s party and remembered how it was both sweet and sour. Later, she tried it at the Fourth of July celebration described in Little Town on the Prairie. Use this step-by-step recipe to create your own Little House inspired lemonade.

We are excited to introduce you to our new events calendar, so you never miss a Little House on the Prairie event! For many, it is a yearly tradition to travel to events and gatherings that celebrate Laura Ingalls Wilder, the books, and the TV show. There is something nostalgic about traveling to the historical sites, connecting with the actors, swapping trivia tidbits, or dressing up in prairie bonnets. With the new events calendar, you can see all upcoming events from our community and all the detailed information that goes along with them. If you plan to host an event that you don’t already see on the calendar, we invite you to submit the event here.

When Dean Butler first appeared on the set of “Little House on the Prairie” to play Almanzo Wilder, he was eager to do well and prove himself, often getting advice on his lines from Katherine MacGregor. His courtship with Laura on the show quickly grew into a fan favorite and lasted for many episodes, until they finally married in Episode 2 of Season 7. Celebrate Dean Butler’s birthday this month by learning more about how he became an actor and where he is now in this exclusive article.

Grace Pearl Ingalls Dow was born May 23, 1877, ten years after Laura. She was only 8 years old when Laura left the family to get married. As we celebrate her birthday this month, we invite you to learn the differences between the real Grace Ingalls and the Grace from the “Little House on the Prairie” TV show.

This month, we’re spotlighting The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by New York Times bestselling author Marta McDowell. Published in 2017, this book explores Wilder’s deep relationship to her surrounding landscape and features original illustrations by Helen Sewell and Garth Williams, along with historical and contemporary photographs. Follow her path from Wisconsin to the Dakotas and finally to Missouri as you learn about the plants and vegetables she encountered along the way. Learn interesting details about her life and what inspired her, discover how to visit the real places today, and even learn how to grow the plants featured in the stories.

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