Our Team

Cranium Kids is run by Natalee Ridenhour (Operations Manager) and Kim Orsak (Dallas Regional Director). We both have a passion for kids and strive to provide a quality learning experience. Our company purpose is to expand the minds of every student through technology in a fun and exciting format. Cranium Kids is presently in dozens of cities in the Dallas-Metro area, and expanding every day. We have had the privilege of working with the DISD (Dallas Independent School District) and the Dallas Park and Recreation Department.

We are so blessed to have each of them representing Cranium Kids.

We look forward to continued success in Texas and will soon be exanding to other states.

Natalee Ridenhour

Operations Manager for Cranium Kids


Started in 2004


About Natalee

I am originally from Washington state and have lived in many spots around the US.  I settled in the Dallas area in 2003 and have loved it.  I am married and blessed to have one child of my own and am devoted foster mom to two others.  I live in the country surrounded by dogs, donkeys, horses, and other animals and consider myself incredibly blessed.  I love to garden, play with my children and animals, and travel.


Favorite Quote

"Intelligence plus character- that is the goal of true education."                            -Martin Luther King Jr.

Ms. Kim

Regional Director for Texas


Joined Cranium Kids

August 2004


About Kim

I have been happily married for almost 40 years.  I have two grown sons and two wonderful grandsons.  I live in McKinney and travel throughout the Dallas area working with schools and teachers. I am a graduate of Olivet College in Illinois.  I have over 20 years of teaching experience and worked in corporate america for over 20 years as well. 


Favorite Quote

"Teaching is the greatest act of optimism" - Colleen Wilcox

Ms. Stephanie

Cranium Kids Teacher Lewisville


Joined Cranium Kids



Favorite Quote

"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr Suess

Ms Humera

Cranium Kids Teacher Frisco


Joined Cranium Kids




I live in Frisco and have been married to a wonderful person for 26 years.  I have 2 beautiful kids, Sidrah and Firas.  I have been with Cranium Kids for 3 years and love working with children.

Ms. Tamika

Cranium Kids Teacher Dallas/Plano


Joined Cranium Kids




 Ms Tamika is originally from Southern California, and has been living in Dallas since 2012.  She attended CSU San Bernardino majoring in English with an emphasis in Journalism.  She enjoys reading, shopping, and spending time with her family.


Favorite Quote

"Just keep swimming." -Dory


Ms Sharon

Cranium Kids Teacher in Rockwall/Royse City/Forney, TX


Joined Cranium Kids



About Sharon

Sharon lives in Rockwall.  She taught Kindergarten and 1st grade for 30 years.  She has been married to her husband Audie for 28 years.  Share has a 23 year old son named Chad.


Favorite Quote

"Children need to be taught to think, not what to think."    -Margaret Mead

Ms Shazia

Cranium Kids Teacher in Lewisville, Flowermound and surrounding areas


Joined Cranium Kids



About Shazia

I am married and have three wonderful (teenage) daughters. Previously, I spent seven years teaching in a Montessori Preschool.  I am very excited to be a part of Cranium Kids.



Favorite Quote

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"        -Dr Suess


Ms Tara

Cranium Kids Teacher in Rockwall/Royse City/Forney, TX


Joined Cranium Kids



About Tara

Tara is a stock show loving mom!  She is married with 4 amazing kids and 1 brand new grandbaby.  She lives in the country where her 2 youngest girls show goats and lambs.  They are always busy showing and having fun as an FFA family.  She loves to spend time with family and friends and do crafts.


Favorite Quote

"The most important thing is to enjoy your life-to be happy- it's all that matters."             -Audrey Hepburn

Ms Marie

Cranium Kids Teacher in Coppell, Irving, Dallas


Joined Cranium Kids



About Marie

Marie lives in Dallas Texas.  She has been married to her husband Tony for 21 years and has two beautiful children.  Ms Marie loves baseball and spending time with her family.


Favorite Quote

"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you."

-BB King

Contact Us


Cranium Kids

P.O. Box 430

Royse City, Texas 75189





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Parent Forms

Go to our ONLINE ENROLLMENT PAGE to enroll your child.  Confirmation will be emailed to you when received.