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Posted on: February 21, 2018


Manhattan, Kan. – The Flint Hills Discovery Center will offer programs for preschool-aged children this spring.

For children three to five years of age, Preschoolers in the Flint Hills provides an hour of learning and play.  On select Tuesdays from 10:30-11:30 AM, children engage in sessions including a story time, snack and themed craft or activity.  Pre-registration is required.  This program is $7 dollars for FHDC members and $9 for non-members.  This program will take place on the following dates:

March 6 – Rainforest Safari

April 3 – Water Wonders

April 17 – Tree Treasures

For youth aged two to six years, Tallgrass Tales is a unique program offered on the first Friday of the month at 10:30 AM in the Discovery Center’s atrium.  Children listen to a story and then participate in a simple activity designed to connect to the theme of the book.  This program is free and registration is not required.  This program will take place on the following dates:

March 2 – “What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?” by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

April 6 – “I See Spring” by Charles Ghigna

May 4 – “What’s Up?” by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom

June 1 – “The Lorax” by Dr. Suess

To learn more about the Flint Hills Discovery Center’s programs, visit, call 785-587-2726 or visit 315 S. 3rd St. in Manhattan.

Media Contacts: 

Abriana DelTufo, Marketing Coordinator – 785-587-2729 ext. 213 (office)

Katharine Hensler, Assistant Director/Development – 785-587-2729 ext. 207 (office)

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