Category: Field Trips

Inspector Insector at Ernie Miller

Last Thursday, we went to Ernie Miller for the Inspector Insector class.  Naturalist Molly came into the room dressed as a detective, and immediately grabbed the kids attention.  She introduced the kids to their “case” and gave us a list of…

Owls at Ernie Miller

Last Thursday, we went to Ernie Miller for a class about the owls native to Kansas. The naturalists brought out four different kinds of native owls; a Barn Owl, a Screech Owl, a Barred Owl, and a Great Horned Owl.…

Xtreme Bugs at Union Station

Last week we braved the bitter cold to visit Union Station and the current exhibit – Xtreme Bugs. These oversized animatronic bugs are interesting to see, and the exhibit had some nice hands on areas that the kids enjoyed –…

Shatto Dairy Tour

We had a great tour of the Shatto Dairy on Tuesday. The kids were able to learn all about the milking process – they saw how the cows are milked, tried milking a cow by hand, met some of the…

Legoland!

We don’t have a lot of pictures because we were busy having so much fun! Legoland has so much to do for all ages! The little ones enjoyed activities like building with Duplos and playing in the soft climbing and…

Exploring Deaf Culture

The Deaf Cultural Center in Olathe is a hidden gem of a museum. Deaf culture is a vibrant, interesting and diverse culture, and the DCC showcases it wonderfully. We enjoyed the art workshop, the engaging storyteller and had a great…