Member’s Only Hour

Kansas Children’s Discovery Center members support the museum in our mission to enhance children’s lives and enrich the communities we serve. To show our appreciation for KCDC members, we will open early from 9 AM to 10 AM on Saturday, December 15 for a members-only playtime in all galleries including the The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

Learn more about memberships at https://kansasdiscovery.org/support/membership/

Recycled Cities

Join us for a building extravaganza at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Friday, December 14 at 11 and 2 and Saturday, December 15 at 2. We will create our own city out of recycled materials. Imagine, plan and build with everyday objects. What will your city be like?

Also learn about natural environments at 11 with Ashlee Herkenm from the Platt Lab at Kansas State University. Ashley will demonstrate on how colonies of bacteria and fungi work together to grow sunflowers!

Also visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Recycled Cities

Join us for a building extravaganza at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Friday, December 14 at 11 and 2 and Saturday, December 15 at 2. We will create our own city out of recycled materials. Imagine, plan and build with everyday objects. What will your city be like?

Also visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Recycled Cities

Join us for a building extravaganza at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Friday, December 14 at 11 and 2 and Saturday, December 15 at 2. We will create our own city out of recycled materials. Imagine, plan and build with everyday objects. What will your city be like?

Also visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

April Puzzle Pieces

On the second Sunday of each month from 11 to 1, the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center offers free admission to families with children who have autism spectrum disorders.

The Puzzle Pieces program provides opportunities to enjoy family time at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in a safe and understanding environment, allows parents to network with one another, and helps families discover new resources available to them.

KCDC is not open to the public during this time. Reservations are not required. For more information, visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/puzzle-pieces/

March Puzzle Pieces

On the second Sunday of each month from 11 to 1, the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center offers free admission to families with children who have autism spectrum disorders.

This special Puzzle Pieces is part of Wonderful Wizarding Spring Break at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Make paper wands at the art table, practice Quidditch, play Wizard’s Chess, build your patronus and take your photo at the famous Platform 9 3/4.

The Puzzle Pieces program provides opportunities to enjoy family time at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in a safe and understanding environment, allows parents to network with one another, and helps families discover new resources available to them.

KCDC is not open to the public during this time. Reservations are not required. For more information, visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/puzzle-pieces/

February Puzzle Pieces

On the second Sunday of each month from 11 to 1, the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center offers free admission to families with children who have autism spectrum disorders.

The Puzzle Pieces program provides opportunities to enjoy family time at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in a safe and understanding environment, allows parents to network with one another, and helps families discover new resources available to them.

KCDC is not open to the public during this time. Reservations are not required. For more information, visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/puzzle-pieces/

January Puzzle Pieces

On the second Sunday of each month from 11 to 1, the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center offers free admission to families with children who have autism spectrum disorders. Join us for this month’s Puzzle Pieces on Sunday, January 13 from 11 to 1.

This month, in honor of upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day, learn about Dr. King’s dream and write your own dream for your family, community, and country on our dream clouds. Put your cloud on our wall to help create a Dr. King museum display and watch your dreams soar!

The Puzzle Pieces program provides opportunities to enjoy family time at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in a safe and understanding environment, allows parents to network with one another, and helps families discover new resources available to them.

KCDC is not open to the public during this time. Reservations are not required. For more information, visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/puzzle-pieces/

December Puzzle Pieces

On the second Sunday of each month from 11 to 1, the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center offers free admission to families with children who have autism spectrum disorders.

Join us on Sunday, December 9 for a special holiday Puzzle Pieces sponsored by Polo Custom Products. Volunteers will be on-hand to help children create a craft project in the program rooms.

The Puzzle Pieces program provides opportunities to enjoy family time at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in a safe and understanding environment, allows parents to network with one another, and helps families discover new resources available to them.

KCDC is not open to the public during this time. Reservations are not required. For more information, visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/puzzle-pieces/

Make a Bookmark and Build a Trunk

Join us for two days of Mo Willems-themed fun on Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. At 11 on both days, create character bookmarks to get ready for a winter of reading! At 2 on both days, we’ll read I Broke My Trunk by Mo Willems and create elephant trunks from recycled materials.

Also visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/