Discovery Bags!

Sidewalk Artist!

Description: Get your sidewalk chalk artist all the tools of the trade with this bag including a set of colorful jumbo sidewalk chalk, chalk spiral art kit, and chalk ball slingshot. Chalk your walk with unique, fun designs to brighten the neighborhood! Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Diggin' Dinosaurs!

Description: Your little dinosaur will tear right into this bag full of dinosaur fun including a dinosaur puppet, wooden dinosaur skeleton puzzle, Hatch ‘Em Dinosaur Egg and dinosaur figurine.

Makin' Music

Description: Perfect for future rock stars, this making music bag contains a kazoo, slide whistle, recorder, two shaker eggs and a jingle bracelet!

Up in Space

Description: Discover out-of-this-world fun with this space-themed Discovery Bag! Turn your bedroom ceiling into a starry sky and munch on a “space” ice cream sandwich. Make footprints on the moon with your own magic sand kit that comes with two astronaut figures! Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Retro Fun

Description: Take a trip back in playtime with these retro toys and games! Play a game of Pick-Up Sticks, try to figure out how a Jacob’s Ladder works, blow plastic bubbles and more! Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Volcano Fun!

Description: Use chemistry to create a volcanic reaction! This kit contains materials to create six volcano experiments including one bottle, six baking soda cups, six dish soap cups, three vinegar cups, three colored vinegar cups, and three mix in cups. Recommended for ages 6-10, adult supervision recommended

Safari Surprise

Description: Exciting adventures await in this Safari Surprise Discovery Bag! This safari themed discovery bag features one medium plush animal, two small plush animals, one keychain, and a bookmark. What wildlife adventure will you create with your furry safari friends? Recommended ages 3-8.

Early Learners Bag

Description: A Discovery Bag full of fun for the younger ones! Each bag comes with a Flip Car, a stuffed animal in an official KCDC hoodie, a Water Wow activity book, and a set of colored domino blocks to build with, sort, stack and knock down! Car colors, books and stuffed animals are chosen randomly and subject to availability.

Rockin’ Science

Description: Explore force! Each bag has the supplies to create a balloon rocket that follows a string track, mini darts and a mini air pressure launcher, and a film canister experimentation set that allows for you launch a film canister rocket twelve times!

Ty Surprise

Description: Fun surprises await with our TY Animal Surprise Discovery Bag! Each bag contains (2) MYSTERY Mini Boos, (2) randomly selected Teeny Ty animals, and (1) randomly selected regular size Beanie Boo! Which new TY friends will you get?

What's Included?

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Serious Fun!

Discovery Bags bring educational play to your door with activities and toys to foster imagination, creativity and fun!

Free Delivery

Bags are delivered free to your door within Topeka city limits.

Members Save

Current Discovery Center members save 10% on all Discovery Bag purchases.

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Support Play

Purchasing a Discovery Bag is the perfect way to support your local children’s museum.

About Discovery Bags

Discovery Bags bring educational play to your door with activities and toys to foster imagination, creativity and fun! Discovery Bags are $25 and include activity supplies, toys and instructions, all delivered free to your door in a reusable Discovery Center mini tote bag. Members save 10% on Discovery Bags! Discovery Bags are currently only available to households within Topeka city limits.  

The Discovery Center is a self-supporting nonprofit organization. We receive no ongoing government funding and rely on income generated from admissions, memberships, programs and your donations to create joyful play for families, so closure has been a significant hardship that puts our future at risk. Discovery Bag purchases help sustain our organization, pay our hard-working staff and continue to produce free online education available to all kids. Purchasing a Discovery Bag is the perfect way to support your local children’s museum!