Toddler Tuesdays will begin at 10:30 am unless otherwise noted.
September 26th: The Kansas Ballet Academy will be here to lead an interactive movement activity at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center at 10:30 am!
October 3rd: Ocean Animal Moves: There is lots of movement in the ocean. Jump like dolphin out of water, clap your hands like a clam and dig in the sand like a crab!
October 10th: Move and groove with the Kansas Ballet Academy at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center!
October 17th: Hop, jump and dance through the KCDC Pumpkin Patch!
October 24th: Dance the morning away with the Kansas Ballet Academy!
October 31th: Happy Halloween: Boo Bubble Dance! Dance like a ghost! Bounce a boo bubble with your glove covered hand and then, pop it!
Wee Wednesday activities will begin at 10:30 unless otherwise noted.
September 27th: Dive into sensory fun with shaving creme treasure hunting!
October 4th: Firefighter Sensor Play: Join us for a hands-on activity that will be certain to spark lots of pretend play! Community helpers and firefighters save the day as they fight fire in this imaginative sensory play!
October 11th: Happy National Fossil Day! Come participate in our celebration and play with fossil play dough!
October 18th: Spider Web Sensory Play: Become an expert on the care and feeding of pretend spiders! Dress for mess as we navigate the duct tape web, shaving cream tunnels and sock bug spider snacks! Spider web sensory play at its best!
October 25th: Leaf Hunt: Hunt and gather, stoop and find! Come stomp, make joyful noises, collect and sort leaves while gathering nature's treasures in a KCDC-style nature walk in our very own backyard!
Tiny Tots sessions begin at 10:30 am unless otherwise noted.
September 28th: Explore different textures like sandpaper and cotton while finger painting!
October 5th: There’s only one you! Come trace the outline of your body, paint between the lines and create a colorful you!
October 12th: Use our dinosaur track foot stamps to create tracks of your favorite dinosaur!
October 19th: Preschool Ninja Course: Practice your skills on the miniature obstacle course for children!
October 26th: Let’s explore Tic Tac Toe off the grid (not on paper)! Practice your physics skills through a movement version of Tic Tac Toe!
All Steam activities begin at 1:00 pm unless otherwise noted.
September 30th: What happens when pressure builds inside a soda bottle rocket? Come and find out! It might be a little messy!
October 7th: Want to join in a celebration of creativity and recycling? Come and participate in the Global Cardboard Challenge with Topeka architects. Design, create and build cardboard masterpieces from 1 pm - 4 pm. Free with admission and/or membership.
October 14th: Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center! Create a sugar skull and paper marigold flower to take home! Materials will be out from 11am - 3pm or while supplies last. sponsored by Reser's Fine Foods
October 21st and 28th: Spooky Playground: It is a spooky time of year! Come play at the spooky playground in the Kansas Children's Discovery Center's Outdoor Classroom. The spooky playground has mysterious science and seasonal sensory activities for you! You can get messy in the spider fluff, pop ghost bubbles, feel the gooey nature of spaghetti guts and see flying chemistry ghosts! This is definitely a playground you will not want to miss! All activities will be available from 11am - 3pm.