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Success by Six

Parent and child sitting at table playing with toys.

From the moment they’re born, children are wired to learn. Research shows that 90 percent of the brain’s growth occurs by age 6. The Success By 6 Resource Center aims to ensure every young child in our community is healthy, safe, nurtured, and enters school ready to succeed.

What is Success By 6?

  • Success By 6  (SB6) is a free toy and book lending library available to anyone living in the Northland.

How does the resource center work?

  • Guests create an account online  or by stopping by the front desk at the Early Education Center.
  • Once you've signed up, you may pick up your SB6 library card at the front desk.
  • Each guest may check out 2 items at a time and keep them for  2 weeks. 
  • All toys are cleaned and sanitized upon return.

What does the Success by 6 Resource Center Offer?

  • A safe play space for children to play and explore
  • Educational toys for infants, toddlers and preschoolers
  • Puzzles and games for children
  • Play-based math and science toys
  • Literacy toys that explore letters, rhyming and reading
  • Creative play kits for toddlers and preschoolers
  • Books and toys to help children understand their emotions


Who can use SB6?

Anyone living in Clay or Platte Counties including parents, grandparents, caregivers, therapists, and teachers.

Sign up today

Save time and create your account ahead of time.Success By 6 Enrollment Form

Hours and Location

  • Open 9:00 - 3:00 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, when school is in session.
  • Located at the North Kansas City Schools Early Education Center, 6479 N Prospect Ave, Gladstone, MO 64119


Call 816-321-5250