Through this special program, a Kaleidoscope staff member will visit your school bringing with them inspiration and fun raw materials for your students to create their own works of art!  We can focus our visit on a specific theme such as a season, creativity, a holiday, or you are welcome to suggest your own.  To make a reservation through May 2015, call 816-274-8348 or e-mail us.

Cost: $1 per student (minimum participation 50 students)
Available: Year-round Monday through Thursday
Mileage fee: First 50 roundtrip miles are free! Any additional mileage is 50 cents per mile.
No scholarships are available.
Other restrictions may apply.

Add more to our visit!

Add a book
Cost - no further cost beyond the standard $1 per student.

Check out our full list of books or suggest another for us to bring.

 

Reusable Cloth Bags - great for Earth Day!
Additional cost: $2 per student for a total of $3 per student

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle! This project is a chance for your students to practice the reuse part of the three R’s of conservation. Each child receives a canvas bag to decorate with fabric markers. A perfect complement to Earth Day studies or to carry books, groceries, recyclables, lunches, or … ?

Download Previsit Cloth Bag information here.

 

Classroom Quilt-top
Additional cost: 
$2 per student for a total of $3 per student

A favorite since it was first introduced, this session invites each student to draw a picture on 10″ square paper using fabric crayons. We then take the paper squares back to Kaleidoscope, iron the images onto a fabric square and stitch together a classroom quilt-top that we mail to your school within 3 weeks.  Some schools have auctioned the completed quilt-top as a fundraiser, while others have given the quilt-top to their school as an end-of-year gift. Whatever your goal, know that the finished art will bring smiles to all!  (If you prefer to not have the squares assembled into a quilt-top, just let us know.)

Download Previsit Quilt-top information here.

 

Spiral Bound Journals
Additional cost: 
$2 per student for a total of $3 per student
We provide: binding machines and colorful binding combs and paper
You provide: one larger (approximately 2 1/2′ x 6′) table and one helper for each class

Journaling is a positive activity that encourages children to process their experiences. It promotes writing and drawing, and helps students feel good about themselves. We demonstrate how to make the journal and talk with your students about the benefits of keeping a journal.  Each student makes their own 10-15 page spiral-bound journal.

Download Previsit Spiral Bound Journals information here.

Directions to Kaleidoscope
Kaleidoscope
2500 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 274-8300