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Spotlight Events

Jun 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4:00 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
8:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jun 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
8:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
12:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 9 @ 1:30 pm
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 10 @ 1:30 pm
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 11 @ 1:30 pm
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 17 @ 1:30 pm
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4:00 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
10:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
1:30 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
10:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center

All Upcoming Events

Jun
19
Wed
Wee Wednesday
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Wee Wednesday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Wee Wednesdays are interactive fun to get children using their senses to play, explore, create, and investigate. Programs start every Wednesday at 10:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more serious fun!

Launch Week: Balloon Rockets
Jun 19 @ 1:30 pm
Launch Week: Balloon Rockets @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Scientists use rockets to get people and equipment into space. Getting a rocket to go requires just the right mix of force and acceleration. Design, build and launch a balloon rocket on Wednesday, June 19 at 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This astronomical activity is part of Launch Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jun
20
Thu
Launch Week: Stomp Rockets
Jun 20 @ 10:30 am
Launch Week: Stomp Rockets @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Have a blast with rockets at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Thursday, June 20 at 10:30 and 1:30. Learn about how some rockets carry science tools into space, and how a special kind of rocket called “”sounding rockets”” can be used for quick, low-flying scientific missions into space. Then build and launch your own air rockets to help imagine the challenges and triumphs of engineering spacecraft and launching them into the space above our planet! Program created by the National Informal STEM Education Network. This astronomical activity is part of Launch Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Launch Week: Stomp Rockets
Jun 20 @ 1:30 pm
Launch Week: Stomp Rockets @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Have a blast with rockets at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Thursday, June 20 at 10:30 and 1:30. Learn about how some rockets carry science tools into space, and how a special kind of rocket called “”sounding rockets”” can be used for quick, low-flying scientific missions into space. Then build and launch your own air rockets to help imagine the challenges and triumphs of engineering spacecraft and launching them into the space above our planet! Program created by the National Informal STEM Education Network. This astronomical activity is part of Launch Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Hy-Vee Free Family Fun Night
Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hy-Vee Free Family Fun Night @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Join us for Hy-Vee Free Family Fun Night at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Thursday, June 20 from 4pm to 7pm. Come explore the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, a special place where children can create, discover and learn through play. The Discovery Center features 15,000 square feet of indoor educational play, including science, careers, building and art. Special areas for infants and toddlers let even the littlest explorers adventure. Kids can get outside in a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom. Join us for this free admission night generously sponsored by our partners at Hy-Vee!

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/freenights for a full schedule of free nights.

Jun
21
Fri
Launch Week: Robot Launchers
Jun 21 @ 10:30 am
Launch Week: Robot Launchers @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Scientists use robots to investigate areas of space humans can’t safely explore. Be in control of your own mission by using coding logic to help robots launch objects on Friday, June 21 at 10:30 and 1:30 and Saturday, June 22 at 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This astronomical activity is part of Launch Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Launch Week: Robot Launchers
Jun 21 @ 1:30 pm
Launch Week: Robot Launchers @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Scientists use robots to investigate areas of space humans can’t safely explore. Be in control of your own mission by using coding logic to help robots launch objects on Friday, June 21 at 10:30 and 1:30 and Saturday, June 22 at 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This astronomical activity is part of Launch Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jun
22
Sat
Camp Kindergarten
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Camp Kindergarten @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Camp Kindergarten at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is a free, fun program open to all incoming kindergarten students to get kids ready for school! Children and their caregivers come to the Discovery Center when the facility is normally closed for a special educational playtime and chance to explore a simulated classroom with teachers.

Camp Kindergarten is free but registration is required at https://kansasdiscovery.org/kindergarten/ or (785) 783-8300.

All sessions are Saturdays in June from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
June 8 – Auburn Washburn 437
June 15 – Topeka Public Schools 501
June 22 – Shawnee Heights 450
June 29 – Seaman 345

* Can’t attend your district day? No problem! You may register for any session, subject to capacity.

Be sure to celebrate the end of the summer at the free Discovery Kindergarten Fair on Saturday, July 28 from 1-4 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Camp Kindergarten is offered free with generous support from Together Topeka, Security Benefit, the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library and local school districts. Starting school is a milestone in the life of every child, yet in Shawnee County, more than 1,300 children have not had the opportunity for a formal preschool experience. As part of a community-wide goal of having every child ready for school by the age of five, the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is inviting incoming kindergarteners alongside parents, caregivers and community organizations that support children and their families as they prepare to launch into school at Discovery Kindergarten.

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

Family Fitness Saturday: Zumba
Jun 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Family Fitness Saturday: Zumba @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Join us for Family Fitness at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, June 22 at 10:30, we’ll have family Zumba! Family Fitness classes include kid-friendly yoga, Zumba, dance, or martial arts for the whole family. Adults are encouraged to participate with kids for a fun morning of family fitness.

Family Fitness Saturdays are generously sponsored by The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation.

Regular admission applies, 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/familyfitness to learn more.

Launch Week: Robot Launchers
Jun 22 @ 1:30 pm
Launch Week: Robot Launchers @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Scientists use robots to investigate areas of space humans can’t safely explore. Be in control of your own mission by using coding logic to help robots launch objects on Friday, June 21 at 10:30 and 1:30 and Saturday, June 22 at 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This astronomical activity is part of Launch Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jun
25
Tue
Toddler Tuesday
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Tuesday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Toddler Tuesdays are interactive fun to get children dancing, moving and grooving with friends from the Kansas Ballet Academy! Programs start every Tuesday at 10:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more serious fun!

Planet Party Week: Neptune Moon Ice Volcano
Jun 25 @ 1:30 pm
Planet Party Week: Neptune Moon Ice Volcano @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Our solar system’s largest ice volcanoes can be found on Triton, Neptune’s moon. Unlike a normal volcano that spouts hot lava, ice volcanoes erupt methane gas, water, carbon dioxide, and ammonia. Explore a model of an ice volcano and watch it blow at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Tuesday, June 25 at 1:30. This activity is part of Planet Party at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jun
26
Wed
Wee Wednesday
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Wee Wednesday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Wee Wednesdays are interactive fun to get children using their senses to play, explore, create, and investigate. Programs start every Wednesday at 10:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more serious fun!

Planet Party Week: Playdough Planets
Jun 26 @ 1:30 pm
Planet Party Week: Playdough Planets @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Create your own planet out of playdough on Wednesday, June 26 at 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. What will your planet look like? What features will you create on the surface? This astronomical activity is part of Planet Party Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jun
27
Thu
Planet Party Week: Mars Rover
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am
Planet Party Week: Mars Rover @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Explore Mars like a scientist on Thursday, June 27 at 10:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Learn about how scientists and engineers use robotic rovers and other vehicles to explore distant worlds, and experience some of the challenges and teamwork required to navigate a rover across the surface of a planet millions of miles away. Players acting as “Mission Control” and a “Rover” must work together to navigate a large obstacle course. Participants can also design their own rover to fit the particular challenges of exploring a distant planet. Program created by the National Informal STEM Education Network. This astronomical activity is part of Planet Part Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Planet Party Week: Mars Rover
Jun 27 @ 1:30 pm
Planet Party Week: Mars Rover @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Explore Mars like a scientist on Thursday, June 27 at 10:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Learn about how scientists and engineers use robotic rovers and other vehicles to explore distant worlds, and experience some of the challenges and teamwork required to navigate a rover across the surface of a planet millions of miles away. Players acting as “Mission Control” and a “Rover” must work together to navigate a large obstacle course. Participants can also design their own rover to fit the particular challenges of exploring a distant planet. Program created by the National Informal STEM Education Network. This astronomical activity is part of Planet Part Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jun
28
Fri
Planet Party Week: Jupiter’s Wacky Wind
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am
Planet Party Week: Jupiter's Wacky Wind @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Jupiter, the gas giant, is full of wacky weather! High winds, cyclones and storms bigger than Earth are all just another day on Jupiter. Think like a scientist to design, create and test a paper craft to survive a wind tube on Friday, June 28 at 10:30 and 1:30. This astronomical activity is part of Planet Party Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Planet Party Week: Jupiter’s Wacky Wind
Jun 28 @ 1:30 pm
Planet Party Week: Jupiter's Wacky Wind @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Jupiter, the gas giant, is full of wacky weather! High winds, cyclones and storms bigger than Earth are all just another day on Jupiter. Think like a scientist to design, create and test a paper craft to survive a wind tube on Friday, June 28 at 10:30 and 1:30. This astronomical activity is part of Planet Party Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jun
29
Sat
Camp Kindergarten
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Camp Kindergarten @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Camp Kindergarten at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is a free, fun program open to all incoming kindergarten students to get kids ready for school! Children and their caregivers come to the Discovery Center when the facility is normally closed for a special educational playtime and chance to explore a simulated classroom with teachers.

Camp Kindergarten is free but registration is required at https://kansasdiscovery.org/kindergarten/ or (785) 783-8300.

All sessions are Saturdays in June from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
June 8 – Auburn Washburn 437
June 15 – Topeka Public Schools 501
June 22 – Shawnee Heights 450
June 29 – Seaman 345

* Can’t attend your district day? No problem! You may register for any session, subject to capacity.

Be sure to celebrate the end of the summer at the free Discovery Kindergarten Fair on Saturday, July 28 from 1-4 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Camp Kindergarten is offered free with generous support from Together Topeka, Security Benefit, the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library and local school districts. Starting school is a milestone in the life of every child, yet in Shawnee County, more than 1,300 children have not had the opportunity for a formal preschool experience. As part of a community-wide goal of having every child ready for school by the age of five, the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is inviting incoming kindergarteners alongside parents, caregivers and community organizations that support children and their families as they prepare to launch into school at Discovery Kindergarten.

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

Planet Party Week: Centrifugal Saturn Art
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am
Planet Party Week: Centrifugal Saturn Art @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

We like Saturn, so we’re putting a ring on it! Make ring art using centifiugal force, an important tool for scientists, on Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 and 1:30. This astronomical activity is part of Planet Party Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Planet Party Week: Centrifugal Saturn Art
Jun 29 @ 1:30 pm
Planet Party Week: Centrifugal Saturn Art @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

We like Saturn, so we’re putting a ring on it! Make ring art using centifiugal force, an important tool for scientists, on Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 and 1:30. This astronomical activity is part of Planet Party Week at Discovery Space, a special summer exhibit that invites you to experience out-of-this-world fun! Climb aboard the rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
2
Tue
Toddler Tuesday
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Tuesday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Toddler Tuesdays are interactive fun to get children dancing, moving and grooving with friends from the Kansas Ballet Academy! Programs start every Tuesday at 10:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more serious fun!

Stars and Satellites Week: Stretchy Universe Slime
Jul 2 @ 1:30 pm
Stars and Satellites Week: Stretchy Universe Slime @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Did you know that our universe is stretching out in all directions? Make your own stretchy universe with starry stellar slime on Tuesday, July 2 at 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
3
Wed
Wee Wednesday
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Wee Wednesday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Wee Wednesdays are interactive fun to get children using their senses to play, explore, create, and investigate. Programs start every Wednesday at 10:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more serious fun!

Stars and Satellites Week: Spacewalk Take-Apart Challenge
Jul 3 @ 1:30 pm
Stars and Satellites Week: Spacewalk Take-Apart Challenge @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Working in space can be tricky, but astronauts have to leave their spacecraft sometimes to make repairs, conduct experiments and test equipment. Experience an astronaut mission with the space walk take-apart challenge on Wednesday, July 3 at 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Test your skills to take apart rigamajig structures while wearing gloves. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
4
Thu
Closed for Independence Day
Jul 4 all-day
Closed for Independence Day @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is closed on Thursday, July 4 for Independence Day. Visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/plan-a-visit/hours-and-admission/ for museum hours and holidays.

Jul
5
Fri
Stars and Satellites Week: Build A Recycled Satellite
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am
Stars and Satellites Week: Build A Recycled Satellite @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Engineering tools that can work in space requires a lot of creativity. Work like a aerospace engineer and use recycled materials to construct a prototype of a satellite on Friday, July 5 at 10:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Stars and Satellites Week: Build A Recycled Satellite
Jul 5 @ 1:30 pm
Stars and Satellites Week: Build A Recycled Satellite @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Engineering tools that can work in space requires a lot of creativity. Work like a aerospace engineer and use recycled materials to construct a prototype of a satellite on Friday, July 5 at 10:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
6
Sat
Family Fitness Saturday: Yoga
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am
Family Fitness Saturday: Yoga @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Join us for Family Fitness at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, July 6th at 10:30, we’ll have family yoga! Family Fitness classes include kid-friendly yoga, Zumba, dance, or martial arts for the whole family. Adults are encouraged to participate with kids for a fun morning of family fitness.

Family Fitness Saturdays are generously sponsored by The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation.

Regular admission applies, 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/familyfitness to learn more.

Pete the Cat Out of This World Meet and Greet
Jul 6 @ 11:30 am
Pete the Cat Out of This World Meet and Greet @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Meet everyone’s favorite cat-astronaut, Pete the Cat, on Saturday, July 6 at 11:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. We’ll read Pete the Cat: Out of This World followed by a meet and greet with Pete. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14. Discovery Space is generously sponsored by Bartlett & West and Security Benefit.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Pete the Cat Out of This World Meet and Greet
Jul 6 @ 1:30 pm
Pete the Cat Out of This World Meet and Greet @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Meet everyone’s favorite cat-astronaut, Pete the Cat, on Saturday, July 6 at 11:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. We’ll read Pete the Cat: Out of This World followed by a meet and greet with Pete. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14. Discovery Space is generously sponsored by Bartlett & West and Security Benefit.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
9
Tue
Toddler Tuesday
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Tuesday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Toddler Tuesdays are interactive fun to get children dancing, moving and grooving with friends from the Kansas Ballet Academy! Programs start every Tuesday at 10:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more serious fun!

Space Oobleck!
Jul 9 @ 1:30 pm
Space Oobleck! @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Is it a liquid or a solid? Oobleck acts like both! Liquid when you touch it, solid when you hit it, oobleck has unique properties. Chemical engineers at the University of Delaware are researching this amazing substance to create the next generation of space suits that are both flexible and protective. Conduct your own oobleck exploration on Tuesday, July 9 at 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
10
Wed
Wee Wednesday
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Wee Wednesday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Wee Wednesdays are interactive fun to get children using their senses to play, explore, create, and investigate. Programs start every Wednesday at 10:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more serious fun!

Playdough Stars
Jul 10 @ 1:30 pm
Playdough Stars @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

When we see stars from the Earth, they appear white because of our atmosphere, but stars actually come in a whole rainbow of colors! Scientists use the colors of stars to learn about their temperature, composition and distance from the Earth. Create your own colorful stars out of playdough on Wednesday, July 10 at 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
11
Thu
Meteor Shower Chemistry
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am
Meteor Shower Chemistry @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Force and pressure are some of the building blocks of the universe. See them in action at our chemistry-filled “meteor” shower on Thursday, July 11 at 10:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Meteor Shower Chemistry
Jul 11 @ 1:30 pm
Meteor Shower Chemistry @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Force and pressure are some of the building blocks of the universe. See them in action at our chemistry-filled “meteor” shower on Thursday, July 11 at 10:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
12
Fri
Bubble Fiesta
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bubble Fiesta @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Bubbles, bubbles everywhere! Blow them, pop them, create giant ones, dance in them, experiment to find the perfect mixture and learn about the science behind the bubble! Bubble Fiesta at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is two full days of good, clean fun guaranteed not to burst your bubble. Float in on Friday, July 12 from 11 to 3 and Saturday, July 13 from 11 to 3 to find your solution for serious fun.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
13
Sat
Bubble Fiesta
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bubble Fiesta @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Bubbles, bubbles everywhere! Blow them, pop them, create giant ones, dance in them, experiment to find the perfect mixture and learn about the science behind the bubble! Bubble Fiesta at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is two full days of good, clean fun guaranteed not to burst your bubble. Float in on Friday, July 12 from 11 to 3 and Saturday, July 13 from 11 to 3 to find your solution for serious fun.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
16
Tue
Toddler Tuesday
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Tuesday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Toddler Tuesdays are interactive fun to get children dancing, moving and grooving with friends from the Kansas Ballet Academy! Programs start every Tuesday at 10:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more serious fun!

Marvelous Moon: Hide and Seek Moon
Jul 16 @ 1:30 pm
Marvelous Moon: Hide and Seek Moon @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Experiment with some of the tools scientists use to study far away objects, and learn about how cultures around the world have viewed the Moon on Tuesday, July 16 at 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Use binoculars and a hidden object Moon poster to discover how some tools can make distant objects appear closer and brighter. Program created by the National Informal STEM Education Network. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
17
Wed
Member’s Only Hour
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Member's Only Hour @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Kansas Children’s Discovery Center members support our community’s nonprofit children’s museum, allowing the museum to expand exhibits, create educational programs and increase access for all children. To show our appreciation for Discovery Center members, we will open early from 9 AM to 10 AM on Wednesday, July 17 for a members-only playtime in all galleries.

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

Wee Wednesday
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Wee Wednesday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Wee Wednesdays are interactive fun to get children using their senses to play, explore, create, and investigate. Programs start every Wednesday at 10:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children 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.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more serious fun!

Marvelous Moon: Craters
Jul 17 @ 1:30 pm
Marvelous Moon: Craters @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

What forces shape the lunar landscape? Without the atmosphere, weather, and gravity of earth, the surface of the moon has very different features! Learn about what creates the moon’s unique geology and create your own craters at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Wednesday, July 17 at 1:30. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
18
Thu
Marvelous Moon: Water Balloon Launch
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am
Marvelous Moon: Water Balloon Launch @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Scientists use force and physics to launch objects into space. Create your own launch experiment by sending water balloons flying through the air and landing on a chalk lunar surface on Thursday, July 18 at 10:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Marvelous Moon: Water Balloon Launch
Jul 18 @ 1:30 pm
Marvelous Moon: Water Balloon Launch @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Scientists use force and physics to launch objects into space. Create your own launch experiment by sending water balloons flying through the air and landing on a chalk lunar surface on Thursday, July 18 at 10:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Advisors Excel Free Family Fun Night
Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Advisors Excel Free Family Fun Night @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Join us for Advisors Excel Free Family Fun Night at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Thursday, July 18 from 4 PM to 7 PM. Come explore the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, a special place where children can create, discover and learn through play. The Discovery Center features 15,000 square feet of indoor educational play, including science, careers, building and art. Special areas for infants and toddlers let even the littlest explorers adventure. Kids can get outside in a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom. Join us for this free admission night generously sponsored by our partners at Advisors Excel!

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/freenights for a full schedule of free nights.

Jul
19
Fri
Marvelous Moon: Moonwalk Bubble Wrap Stomp
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am
Marvelous Moon: Moonwalk Bubble Wrap Stomp @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Can you do the moonwalk? Practice your dance moves on bubble wrap on Friday, July 19 at 10:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Marvelous Moon: Moonwalk Bubble Wrap Stomp
Jul 19 @ 1:30 pm
Marvelous Moon: Moonwalk Bubble Wrap Stomp @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Can you do the moonwalk? Practice your dance moves on bubble wrap on Friday, July 19 at 10:30 and 1:30 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!

Jul
20
Sat
Discovery Space: 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Discovery Space: 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

It’s the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on Saturday, July 20, and the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is celebrating with a whole day of lunar learning and celebration! At 10:30 AM, walk on eggy moon rocks on a science spacewalk, at 11:30 AM, make moon ooze, at 1:30 PM, complete a moon mission obstacle course, and at 2:30 PM, work together to create a giant clay moon! This program is a part of Discovery Space, an out-of-this-world exhibit where you can climb aboard a rocket ship, contact mission control, dress up for a space race and learn about the science of space at the Discovery Center through August 14.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for children and adults, $6.75 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-at-kcdc/ for more serious fun!