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Accomplishing tasks- it’s as Easy as 1-2-3

Accomplishing tasks- it’s as Easy as 1-2-3
Are you looking for tips to help your child accomplish tasks at home? The Easy as 1-2-3 formula is one that the teachers at Brookridge Day School use to help students accomplish tasks at school. The...
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Brookridge Alumni

Brookridge Alumni
“Hey, I remember you!" I said to one of my former students, a student I had what seems a lifetime ago. Because I do remember my students. Of course I do. Who could forget? I remember the way she...
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Fall faves in Kansas City: Renaissance Festival and Louisburg Cider Mill!

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Fall faves in Kansas City: Renaissance Festival and Louisburg Cider Mill!
Fall is my favorite time of year.  The colors of the falling leaves, the crispness in the air and the cool nights remind all of us to enjoy this beautiful season as winter will be setting in soon....
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Teaching through Transition Tricks

Parenting Tips and Strategies
What is a transition, you might ask? A transition is a way to move a child or group of children from one task to another. The trick to a successful transition is what you make of it in the classroom....
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Talking to Children about Tragedy

Parenting Tips and Strategies
Talking to Children about Tragedy
These days, the world feels more unsafe than ever. While the events of Las Vegas inspired me to write this post, there have been so many incidents that also warrant this information. It is...
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How to make landforms (and reinforce a lesson) out of kid-friendly snacks!

Grade School Readiness
How to make landforms (and reinforce a lesson) out of kid-friendly snacks!
As first grade teachers, we are always trying to create a learning environment that is engaging, interactive, and inspiring.  Room 4 students recently studied the earth’s landforms, and as a...
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Nurturing the whole child through solid relationships

Behavior Modification Tips and Strategies
Preschool Fun
At Brookridge Day School, our purpose is to provide an environment where the whole child is nurtured. An aspect of this whole child approach is creating strong and positive relationships with each...
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STEAM Books for Younger Kids

At-Home Supplemental Ideas
STEAM Books for Younger Kids
It is not a secret that I love books. I love reading them (to myself and others). I love making things with them (My Christmas tree was made of books last year). I love books!  But I also...
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Brookridge Day School enjoys Percussion Magic!

Last week our friends Johnny and Adam, from Percussion Magic came back to Brookridge Day School and our preschoolers loved every minute of it! They played the guitar and sang...
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First Day of School

August 8th, 2017
Welcome to Brookridge! It's the first day of school in the 2017-2018 school year!
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