LEGOLAND Discovery Center offers a discount when you buy your tickets online in advance. The discounted price starts at $14.50 plus tax for adults or children, with the exact price determined by the time you reserve. Kids 2 and younger are free. Here are other ways to save at LEGOLAND Discovery Center: Buy a combo ticket to […]
Want to learn about how U.S. money is made? The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Money Museum is free to visit every day, with exhibits, a self-guided tour and more exhibits every day for those who want to learn more about the U.S. currency. Visitors can explore the exhibits using audio and iPad self-guided […]
On the first Tuesday and Wednesday of every month, the LEGO store at Oak Park Mall holds a FREE mini model build for kids ages 6-14 (while supplies last). Each month, the kids will build a cool mini model, and take it home – for FREE. To participate, your child must be a LEGO VIP member, and you […]
On most Saturdays, Lakeshore Learning in Merriam, Kansas, has FREE craft activities for kids ages 3 and up. This event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There’s no reservation required. Lakeshore Learning is at Merriam Town Center (5670 Antioch Road).
Looking for some activities for the kids? Or perhaps you’d like to improve your own skills. Michaels has free craft classes for kids and adults, as well as some that are free with purchase. A new schedule is posted each month here. Michaels has locations in Kansas City, Overland Park, Shawnee and Lee’s Summit. Be sure […]
Looking for something fun to do with your kids? Kaleidoscope offers free 40-minute Family Art Sessions using leftover material from Hallmark. Tickets are offered the day of the workshops on a first-come, first-served basis. All children must be accompanied by an adult, and there must be at least one adult for every six children. Adults […]
There are a lot of free and cheap activities for kids in Kansas City, not just over the summer, but year round. I’ll keep adding to the list as I find new ones, so make sure to check back often. If you know of any that I missed, please lease a comment below. If you’re not […]
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