Discover Oz Spring Break!

Follow the Yellow Brick Road straight to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center for OZ-some Spring Break activities! We’re extending our days and hours to be open Monday, March 19 to Friday, March 23 from 9 to 5. Every day at 10:30, 1:00 and 3:00 we’ll have unique STEAM activities themed around the Wizard of Oz: make cyclones, melt the Wicked Witch, engineer an escape for Toto and more!

Munchkin Monday, Tornado Tuesday, Wicked Witch Wednesday, Oz-some Thursday and Flying Monkey Friday round out the Wizard of Oz Spring Break Week 2018. Meet and greet your favorite Wizard of Oz characters. Decorate a yellow brick to add to the yellow brick road along the window, create paper poppy flowers and help us find the lost Ruby Red Slippers during your visit! Feel free to dress as your favorite OZ character! 

3/19/18:  Monday – Munchkin Monday!

Find big fun on Munchkin Monday:

  • 10:30 am: Come paint during the Lollipop Guild’s Candy Painting!
  • 1 pm: Use robots to launch ping pong balls at the wicked witch during the Lullabye League’s Launch Party
  • 3 pm: Create art to add to Mayor Munchkin’s Messy Masterpieces art gallery!   

3/20/18:  Tuesday – Tornado Tuesday

Get caught up in Tornado Tuesday:

  • 10:30 am: Join the Kansas Ballet Academy for a “windy” movement activity for Toddler Tuesday!
  • 1 pm: Cyclone Smoothies at 1 pm
  • 3 pm: Knock down towers using an air cannon!

3/21/2018:  Wednesday – Wicked Witch Wednesday

It’s all Wicked Witch for Wednesday:

  • 10:30 am: Use science to melt the Wicked Witch in this fun Wee Wednesday activity!
  • 1 pm: Solve a mystery during the Wicked Witch Crime Scene Investigation!  
  • 3 pm: Create and design with Wicked Witch playdough!

Don’t forget your cameras! Meet the Wicked Witch at 11 and 2 and take a selfie with her.

3/22/2018: Thursday – Oz-some Thursday

  • 10:30 am: Jump, pop and play with bubbles during Glinda’s Bubbles Craze!
  • 1 pm: Design your own Tin Man to take home
  • 3 pm: Help Toto escape Miss Gulch’s basket using engineering!

Visit with Glinda, the Good Witch of the South at 11am  and 2 pm!

3/23/2018: Friday – Flying Monkey Friday

Look out, it’s Flying Monkey Friday:

  • 10:30 am: Launch a ‘monkey’ using catapults
  • 1 pm: Design a paper stomp rocket to launch
  • 3 pm: Test your skills during the Flying Monkey Time Trials on the outdoor obstacle course
  • See all of the cast from Wizard of Oz at 11am and 2pm!

3/24/2018: Saturday – Friend’s of Toto Take Home

The Helping Hands Humane Society Team and Trailer will be onsite from 11 am – 3 pm with pet friends for you and your family to visit. Find your very own Toto to take home with you!