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Kaleidoscope

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Address: 2500 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2614
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Hallmark cards offer this at no charge. Spend approximately hour inside. Kids have great time makin crafts or their parents or grand parents. Allows children to use heir... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
meagle385
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hallmark cards offer this at no charge. Spend approximately hour inside. Kids have great time makin crafts or their parents or grand parents. Allows children to use heir imagination to make various crafts and take home

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Thank meagle385
Benton City, Washington
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought this was going to be boring and holy cow it was scheduled for 40 minutes. We took our 3 grandchildren, ages 9, 5 and 3. I couldn't believe how fast our time went. The kids had a great time working on projects and discovering all kinds of fun science and arts activities. To my surprise, 40 minutes was... More 

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Thank sir18
Lincoln, Nebraska
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Kaleidoscope on our last visit to KC with kids 5, 7 & 10. This is was so awesome. The kids all enjoyed making art. Favorites were the dark black light painting with melted crayon wax and the puzzle maker. I wish the time slot was longer but next trip we will go back again.

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Thank Dani S
St. Louis, MO
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the perfect place for our kids. So much fun to use all the great paper & art supplies to have a wonderful time making crafts. It was so organized and easy to do with small children. The staff were friendly and truly seemed happy to be there to help. Thank you Hallmark for a great (and free) opportunity!!!

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Thank FrancesTraveler
Wichita, Kansas
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Kaleidoscope with kids ages 6, 9 and 12. Pick up free tickets for the time you want to enter, and once inside, your children can wander from project to project. There are drawing tables, paint sections, a place to color your own puzzle and allow the machine to cut the pieces, a black light area with glowing markers,... More 

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Thank Kim T
Ankeny, Iowa
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We visit Kaleidoscope with our kids whenever we go to Kansas City. It's pure creativity, with enough activities that the kids never get bored. It isn't cheap, they don't skimp on materials, and it doesn't feel beat up, even though I'm sure a lot of kids go through there. Best of all, it's free (and they validate your parking).

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Thank Cindy S
Overland Park, Kansas
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went with 3rd graders on a field trip. It seemed some stations weren't manned and some kids ended up spending more time at them and didn't get to do some others.

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Thank Sarah M
Virginia
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101 reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

It's obviously been quite a while since I've been here, but I remember everything and what fun it was - all of the different projects, the smell of crayon wax.... Plus, you can't beat free!

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Thank hmj1986
Kansas City, Missouri
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful concept for families with children! Every Child & (:adult:) can express their own unique artistic talent! It is so fun and it is run so very well with a great staff!!

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Thank Joy N
Nashville, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My daughter had a great time! It's nice to have a place like this to break up the winter weather blues

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