Preschool Kindness Curriculum

                With your help, we can continue to GROW Kindness in Boone County

                                         through our education and arts programs by:

 K indling positive behaviors through the creation of Kindness Libraries for kids
 I nspiring kindness by facilitating Kindness Curriculum Workshops for preschool teachers 
etworking with other organizations to build awareness about the mental health challenges our youth face 
edicating Kindness Trees and Butterfly Friendship Benches at schools and businesses  

urturing opportunities for self-realization through arts programs in Columbia/Boone County
ducating youth and adults in Mental Health First Aid
parking a kindness culture in our schools through the Youth Kindness Ambassador program

afeguarding our children by creating a public children’s garden dedicated to the mission of building a culture       where they will thrive

April 20 - 28, 2019                   Kindness Week Celebration

April 20                                          Unbound Book Festival. We will have an information table in the 

                                                             vendor area and an activity table in the children's area.

April 22                                          Kindness Ambassador Recognition at the Riechmann Center in

                                                             Stephen's Park. Come see Mayor Treece give the Kindness Week

                                                             Proclamation. 5:00 p.m.

April 23                                           Kindness Tree dedication at Russell Blvd. School  2:00 p.m.

​April 23                                           Kindness Ambassadors read books at the Daniel Boone Regional

                                                             Library  6:00 to 6:30 p.m.

April 24                                          Kindness Ambassadors tables at high schools during lunch

April 25 - 26                                Schools will chalk kindness messages  on downtown sidewalks

April 26                                          Kindness Tree dedication at Grant School  1:00 p.m.

April 27                                          Kindness Tree dedication at Douglass park at noon

April 28                                          Earth Day, Peace Park. We will have an information table with

                                                            henna painting  12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

​May 7                                              Pets and Mental, Health Missouri United Methodist Church, 7:00 p.m.

May 11                                           Visit our table at Girls on the Run, Albert-Oakland Park,

                                                            8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

May 15                                           Visit our table at the Family Fund Fest Kindness Carnival, Cosmo Park

                                                             6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

2018 Kindness

Sidewalks ​in

The District


Children's Grove is Growing Kindness in our Community

2018 Opening Ceremonies of

Kindness Week

The Kindness Project 


One of the goals of Children’s Grove is to provide artistic opportunities for children and adults, believing that the arts provide an avenue for expressing the inexpressible, and by allowing that expression, our mental and emotional well-being and health are enhanced.

2017 Children's Grove Photography Contest

"All in this Together" 

​Children's Grove, through visual reminders throughout Boone County, reminds each of us of the importance of kindness, respect and inclusivity. Our goal is to place a Kindness Tree or Butterfly Bench at every public and private school. We encourage sponsorship toward this goal.   

Business Friends

2017 Children's Grove Kindness Libraries were delivered to local schools on World Kindness Day, November 13.

Recent Projects and Events

Kindness Libraries

Kindness Changes Everything

​​​Upcoming Events

​Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

The mission of Children's Grove is to inspire a culture of kindness and to support the mental and emotional

well​-being of our youth