Discovery Kits

Heart-Tastic Discovery Kit

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we have a new Discovery Kit guaranteed to get your blood pumping. The Heart-tastic Discovery Kit is a full box of fun science and art activities to help kids learn about the amazing heart! Discovery Kits are designed by our education team and all proceeds support your local, nonprofit children’s museum.

Each box contains the bilingual Heart-tastic Playbook packed with heart facts, play tips, educational activities and science project instructions. Everything you need is included: a human heart lacing card with laces that allow you to follow the path of blood in and out of the heart; supplies to build a cup and balloon working heart model; a working stethoscope and medical cap for pretend play; a realistic splat heart; red and blue playdough for heart sculpting; the book Hear Your Heart by Paul Showers; and an art supply kit with foam hearts, wooden hearts, scratch art, crayons, glue and a paper mache heart box to decorate. Kits are packed in sturdy boxes designed for serious fun and suitable for long-term storage of all your heart parts!

Kits are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers.

FREE curbside pickup will be available at the Discovery Center:

  • Thursday, February 4 from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 6 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 11 from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 13 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • or by appointment

Delivery to Shawnee County, Kansas addresses is $5.

Out-of-town shipping is available for actual shipping costs. Shipping for these kits is estimated between $8-$16 depending on destination. To ship, select that option at checkout and we will contact you for additional payment.


Serious Fun!

Discovery Kits are built by our experienced education team to foster imagination, creativity and fun!

Free Pickup

Choose convenient, free curbside pickup, $5 delivery in Shawnee County, or shipping.

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Members Save

Current Discovery Center members save big on Discovery Kit purchases.

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Support Play

Discovery Kit purchases support your local, nonprofit children’s museum.

What do Discovery Kits support?

The Discovery Center is a self-supporting nonprofit children's museum. We receive no ongoing government funding and rely on income generated from admissions, memberships, programs and your donations to create joyful play for families, so closure has been a significant hardship that puts our future at risk. We are committed to ensuring accessibility for every family. We strive to remove barriers that prevent play at our children’s museum, including financial, medical and developmental. We are proud to serve as a community anchor where all families are celebrated.

Discovery Kit purchases help sustain our organization and pay our hard-working staff as we work to reopen. Purchasing a Discovery Kit is the perfect way to buy local and support your local children’s museum.

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