Picture the Dream Art Workshop with Aisha Imani Sanaa

Join local artist Aisha Imani Sanaa for a special art activity on Saturday, June 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

This activity will take place inside Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Children’s Books, an exhibit in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The exhibit delves into the events, people, and themes of the civil rights movement through children’s literature and will be open at the museum until August 11, 2024.

Regular admission applies, which is $9 for children and adults, $8 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and Discovery Center members. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor educational exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/events/ for more events.

Discovery Kindergarten

Discovery Kindergarten is a free program to get kids ready for school! Incoming kindergarten students and their caregivers are invited to come to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center when the facility is normally closed for a special learning playtime. Discovery Kindergarten participants can explore a simulated kindergarten classroom with teachers and learn how to prepare for first day at school. Caregivers will get tips on developing skills at home. Discovery Kindergarten will be from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on the following dates.

Registrants may choose any date, each session is the same:

  • Monday, June 10, 2024
  • Monday, June 24, 2024
  • Monday, July 1, 2024
  • Monday, July 15, 2024
  • Monday, July 29, 2024 (Spanish-speaking teachers will be present)

Advance registration is required at https://kansasdiscovery.org/kindergarten/

Discovery Kindergarten

Discovery Kindergarten is a free program to get kids ready for school! Incoming kindergarten students and their caregivers are invited to come to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center when the facility is normally closed for a special learning playtime. Discovery Kindergarten participants can explore a simulated kindergarten classroom with teachers and learn how to prepare for first day at school. Caregivers will get tips on developing skills at home. Discovery Kindergarten will be from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on the following dates.

Registrants may choose any date, each session is the same:

  • Monday, June 10, 2024
  • Monday, June 24, 2024
  • Monday, July 1, 2024
  • Monday, July 15, 2024
  • Monday, July 29, 2024 (Spanish-speaking teachers will be present)

Advance registration is required at https://kansasdiscovery.org/kindergarten/

Discovery Kindergarten

Discovery Kindergarten is a free program to get kids ready for school! Incoming kindergarten students and their caregivers are invited to come to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center when the facility is normally closed for a special learning playtime. Discovery Kindergarten participants can explore a simulated kindergarten classroom with teachers and learn how to prepare for first day at school. Caregivers will get tips on developing skills at home. Discovery Kindergarten will be from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on the following dates.

Registrants may choose any date, each session is the same:

  • Monday, June 10, 2024
  • Monday, June 24, 2024
  • Monday, July 1, 2024
  • Monday, July 15, 2024
  • Monday, July 29, 2024 (Spanish-speaking teachers will be present)

Advance registration is required at https://kansasdiscovery.org/kindergarten/

Discovery Kindergarten

Discovery Kindergarten is a free program to get kids ready for school! Incoming kindergarten students and their caregivers are invited to come to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center when the facility is normally closed for a special learning playtime. Discovery Kindergarten participants can explore a simulated kindergarten classroom with teachers and learn how to prepare for first day at school. Caregivers will get tips on developing skills at home. Discovery Kindergarten will be from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on the following dates.

Registrants may choose any date, each session is the same:

  • Monday, June 10, 2024
  • Monday, June 24, 2024
  • Monday, July 1, 2024
  • Monday, July 15, 2024
  • Monday, July 29, 2024 (Spanish-speaking teachers will be present)

Advance registration is required at https://kansasdiscovery.org/kindergarten/

Discovery Kindergarten

Discovery Kindergarten is a free program to get kids ready for school! Incoming kindergarten students and their caregivers are invited to come to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center when the facility is normally closed for a special learning playtime. Discovery Kindergarten participants can explore a simulated kindergarten classroom with teachers and learn how to prepare for first day at school. Caregivers will get tips on developing skills at home. Discovery Kindergarten will be from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on the following dates.

Registrants may choose any date, each session is the same:

  • Monday, June 10, 2024
  • Monday, June 24, 2024
  • Monday, July 1, 2024
  • Monday, July 15, 2024
  • Monday, July 29, 2024 (Spanish-speaking teachers will be present)

Advance registration is required at https://kansasdiscovery.org/kindergarten/

WU Art Education Student Program

“Join students from Washburn University’s Art Education program on Tuesday, April 23 at 1 p.m. for an exploration in creative play and design using recycled or household materials. This student-led program will foster creative play at home and help develop imaginative ways to solve problems.

Regular admission applies, which is $9 for children and adults, $8 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and Discovery Center members. Museums for All admission for families receiving WIC or EBT is $3 for children and adults up to four people. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor educational exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore. Visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/events/ for more events.”

Earth Day: “We Are Water Protectors” Reading with State Representative Christina Haswood

Join us on Saturday, April 20 at 1:00 p.m. for a reading from State of Kansas Representative Christina Haswood of “We Are Water Protectors”, a children’s picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade. This event is in honor of Earth Day.

Regular admission applies, which is $9 for children and adults, $8 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and Discovery Center members. Museums for All admission for families receiving WIC or EBT is $3 for children and adults up to four people. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor educational exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore. Visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/events/ for more events.

Discovery Baby: Happy Parents, Happy Baby

Being a first-time parent with a baby can be both wonderful and incredibly stressful, sometimes in the course of the same night! Get tips on caring for yourself as a new parent with licensed psychologist Susan Voorhees PsyD. This workshop will be offered on Monday, September 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in Gage Park.

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program to introduce babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play! Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and chat with experts in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, when the museum is closed to the general public. The program is open to parents with a child under 12 months old. Only babies and caregivers may attend. No advance registration or sign-up is required.

Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.