Wednesday, May 20, 2015

10 free things to do in Kansas City. (with kids)


1 // Deanna Rose Farm // FREE Monday - Thursday. Enjoy the grounds, the animals, a one room school house, tepees, parks, gardens, and more. You can spend a small fee ($1) and feed baby goats!! They offer other activities, for low prices, like pony rides ($3) rock mining ($3) ice cream ($1.75) and fishing ($3). 

2 // Crown Center // Crown Center offers different exhibits a few times a year. It's always fun to window shop, play, and explore. 

3 // Kaleidoscope // Kaleidoscope allows a fun hands on way for kids to get creative. Kids can make, create, and explore. Take home your art work and the best part???...you don't have to clean up the mess. For bigger groups be sure to call and set up a scheduled time. 

4 // Geocaching // Download a free app and see where the day takes you! Some are tiny, some are hard to find, and some offer prizes. 

5 // Union Station // Union Station offers shows and exhibits that cost money, but why not save the cash and visit the history Union Station has to offer. See the bullet holes, the clock, the trains, and the train museum at no cost. 

6 //  Penguin Park // Most likely if you grew up in Kansas City, Penguin Park, is part of your childhood memories. 

7 //  Nelson Atkins // Visit the museum, engage in the art, and relax on the beautiful grounds. 

8 // Shoal Creek Living History Farm // This farm has so much to offer. Walking trails, houses, churches, animals, and more. It is free everyday during the week. The buildings are open with live reenactments every first Saturday June through September at no cost. Be sure to check the website on other weekends, sometimes special events are happening that require admission cost. 

9 // Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City // Free tours and you can leave with a bag of shredded cash! MUST have photo ID if 18 years of age. 

10 // Kidscape // Let the imagination run loose! kids can use the bookstore, park, City Hall, hospital, fashion boutique, theater, and post office. 


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