31 - Egg-Stravaganza: 11 am - 3 pm
Description: In celebration of this egg-cellent time of year, it is time for the Egg-Stravaganza! On Saturday, March 31st, paint by throwing paint-filled eggs at paper at 11 am and 2 pm. Make bunny ears at the art table! Challenge yourself to build the highest half-egg tower throughout the day. Everyone leaves with a surprise-filled plastic egg!
1 - Easter: We are closed.
3 – Toddler Tuesday with the Kansas Ballet 10:30 am
Join in and move as the Kansas Ballet Academy leads an interactive movement activity at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center!
4 - Wee Wednesday: Shaving Cream Clouds and Animal Play at 10:30 am
Description: Explore the senses using shaving cream and animals
7 - Crazy Chemistry 10:30 am and 1 pm
Description: Find your inner Chemical Engineer and experiment using baking soda, cornstarch, vinegar, oil and other ingredients!
8 - Puzzle Pieces 11 am - 1 pm
Description: On the second Sunday of each month from 11 am - 1 pm, 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 Discovery Center in a safe, understanding environment, allows parents to network with one another, and will help families discover new resources available to them. *Not open to the public during this time.
10 - Toddler Tuesday – Kansas Ballet Academy at 10:30 am
Description: Move and groove with the Kansas Ballet Academy at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center!
11 - Wee Wednesday - Water Sensory Play Day - 10:30 am
Description: Explore the unique and fun properties of water through Water Sensory Play!
14 – Beautiful Bubbles 10:30 and 1
Description: Join us for Serious Bubble Fun!
Week of the Young Child April 17 - 20th
16 - Free Concert for Week of the Young Child 6:30 pm
Description: Celebrate Week of the Young Child with a free outdoor concert for all ages at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center, hosted by the Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children. Join us for live music kids and adults will want to dance to, including the Topeka High School Drumline and Preteen Spirit from the Live Music Institute. Acts perform outdoors in Kansas Children's Discovery Center's 4.5-acre Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom. Bring a blanket and enjoy a night of music exploration for the whole family.
17 – Toddler Tuesday: Kansas Ballet at 10:30 am
Description: The Kansas Ballet Academy will be here to lead an interactive movement activity at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center!
17 - Messy Creations Week: Scooter Art at 1:00 pm
Description: Use a scooter to apply paint!
18 – Wee Wednesday: Playdough Fun at 10:30
Description: Build, play and create with playdough!
18 - Messy Creations Week: Water Shooter Art at 1 pm
Description: Paint with Water Shooters!
19 - Messy Creations Week: Toy Car Painting at 1 pm
Description: Drive around and paint using toy cars.
20 - Messy Creations Week: Splat Painting! 1 pm
Description: Paint with a “splat” using gravity and force!
21 - Clifford the Big Red Dog Meet and Greet! 10:30, 1 and 3 pm
Description: Bring your camera and meet everyone's favorite big red dog: Clifford! Clifford The Big Red Dog will be on-hand to meet his biggest little fans at 10:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM. Our friends at KTWU are providing 100 Clifford books to give away at appearances. Clifford-themed activities throughout the day include make-your-own Clifford ear station and Clifford and friends footprint identification game.
SCHOLASTIC and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Scholastic Inc. CLIFFORD, CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG, CLIFFORD’S PUPPY DAYS and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Norman Bridwell. Based on the Clifford book series © Norman Bridwell. All rights reserved.
24 - Toddler Tuesday: Kansas Ballet at 10:30 am
Description: Dance the morning away with the Kansas Ballet Academy!
25 - Wee Wednesday: Truck Washing at 10:30 am
Description: Join the fun as we give toy trucks a bath. What a fun way to work on motor skills and cooperation.
28 - Explosive Volcanoes at 10:30 and 1 pm
Description: Things are brewing at the Discovery Center. Come and see the volcanic eruptions at 10:30 am and 1 pm.