Located inside PBS Kansas Channel 8, 8710 E. 32nd Street North, Wichita, KS 67226
(No FOOD or DRINKS in the center.)
Recognized as an Autism friendly site by Heartspring
Closed on Wednesday, September 27 and Thursday, September 28 for Senior Expo
Closed Wednesday, October 4 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. for a field trip
Closed on Friday, October 13 to get ready for our Big Bash
Thanks for visiting our site! We’re glad you are interested in learning about the PBS Kansas Cochener-Garvey Children’s Education & Discovery Center. The Education Center focuses on STEAM-based learning (science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics) for children 2-10 years old and their families. Kids of all ages, however, have fun and benefit from visiting the center.
It is free and open weekdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and is located at 8710 E. 32nd St. N., Wichita, Kansas.
The Education Center incorporates trusted PBS KIDS educational content to encourage creativity, improve social & emotional skills, build critical thinking, boost curiosity and more! It features hands-on and interactive Discovery Stations, including:
Construction Corner – Rock discovery, construction toys and kinetic sand
Makerspace - Crafting area, beading table, 3D printer and VEX robot
Video Creation Station – Movie making
Engineering Station – Fort kits, blocks and Magna-Tiles
Weather Station – Kids can record a weather report
Reading & Media Center – Kids can take home a book each time they visit
Little Tiger’s Den – Quiet room with train table
We also offer studio tours, sharing information about broadcast technology and careers. And, field trips are welcome.
Please sign up for our e-newsletter to receive family fun ideas and to learn about special events in the Center. See you soon!
Lynn Woolf, Director of Education
316-838-3090 ext. 233
You can help encourage a child’s creativity, confidence and problem-solving skills by offering your financial support to the Education Center. Thank you for making a difference in our community!
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BIG BASH FUN!
Thank You PBS Kansas Cochener-Garvey Children’s Education & Discovery Center Sponsors!