Preschoolers in the Flint Hills (ages 3-5) Summer 2023

The wonder of the Flint Hills comes to life as children begin discovering the culture, history, and ecology of the region. Each class includes hands-on activities, crafts, story time, and a snack.

Times, Cost & Registration

Sessions are on the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Enrollment is a maximum of 12 children, minimum of 5.

All parents or guardians must complete a release form for their child to participate. Please bring the release form with you or complete a copy upon arrival.


FHDC members: $10
Non-members: $14

Registration for summer sessions begins on Monday, March 13.

Pre-registration is required online, by phone at 785-587-2726, or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

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Summer 2023 Sessions

Date Session Description
June 6 Garden Party Our Prairie Garden is full of pretty flowers and grasses. Come celebrate summer with your friends out on our 3rd Floor Terrace, then you can plant some seeds for your own garden.
June 20 Bug Hunt Some bugs are so colorful they look like a painting! Search for bugs around the room or outside, then let's paint a butterfly and move like a beetle.
July 18    Airplane Pilots Check out our Mission Aerospace exhibit! Let's learn about things that fly and make our own airplane!
August 1 Slime Time Let’s make some slime! Some animals make their own slime, what on Earth is it for?! Come find out with your preschool friends.
August 15 Let's Get Growing The tallgrass prairie has lots of fun plants! Let's find out about the different parts of a plant and use them as our paintbrush.