Category Archives: Community


Festivity in Kansas City


Kansas City culture is around us every time of the year; however, the family fun activities that kick start the cold weather take the cake. Between the beautiful light displays and busy holiday hustle, Kansas Citian’s have an abundance of entertainment. One of the most popular holiday spots is the historic Plaza in downtown Kansas […]

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Reflections on a Brookridge Education


I’ve always been well aware that I experienced a happy childhood, and without question, Brookridge Day School is critical to why this is true!! My happy memories are very specific, which indicates Brookridge made quite an impression on me! I remember playing with blocks in the Happy Room.  Another favorite was playing “Red Rover” and […]

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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 used to walk on her tiptoes and always had something to say. For me, she is frozen in […]

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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. Fall is a great time to experience one of my favorite places, Louisburg Cider Mill. Your kids […]

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Thanksgiving means turkey projects at BDS!


We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with family and friends!  Room 5 has been having a lot of fun incorporating turkey-themed projects and activities into their daily lessons. Ms. Tope has had a great time getting the kids interested in counting by using feathers to catch their attention! Using feathers in the sensory […]

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Stone Soup


Building a community is an essential part of our curriculum at Brookridge Day School.  This is an essential part of our preschool years as we begin to become more aware of people around us and not focus all about “me.” By using the word community, we are able to get each child to understand how […]

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