Hawaii Children's Discovery Center

Hawaii Children's Discovery Center The Children's Discovery Center is a private non-profit organization that provides hands-on interactive exhibits to inspire families to learn together through play.
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Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms out there, especially these special moms who are working today. #grateful #mo...
05/09/2021

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms out there, especially these special moms who are working today. #grateful #mothersday #comeandplay #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms out there, especially these special moms who are working today. #grateful #mothersday #comeandplay #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms out there, especially to these special moms working today. #grateful #mothers...
05/09/2021

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms out there, especially to these special moms working today. #grateful #mothersday #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms out there, especially to these special moms working today. #grateful #mothersday #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Mother's Day to all the amazing moms out there, especially to these special moms who are working today.  #comeandp...
05/09/2021

Happy Mother's Day to all the amazing moms out there, especially to these special moms who are working today. #comeandplay #MothersDay #grateful #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Mother's Day to all the amazing moms out there, especially to these special moms who are working today. #comeandplay #MothersDay #grateful #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Join us on Mother’s Day and make some special gifts for mom!  Make your reservation today. #comeandplay #makingmemories ...
05/07/2021

Join us on Mother’s Day and make some special gifts for mom! Make your reservation today. #comeandplay #makingmemories #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Join us on Mother’s Day and make some special gifts for mom! Make your reservation today. #comeandplay #makingmemories #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Getting ready to celebrate Kodomo no Hi at the Center today.  #comeandplay #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter
05/05/2021

Getting ready to celebrate Kodomo no Hi at the Center today. #comeandplay #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Getting ready to celebrate Kodomo no Hi at the Center today. #comeandplay #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9!  What better way to celebrate mom than with a day of play.  Join us for special activitie...
05/04/2021

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9! What better way to celebrate mom than with a day of play. Join us for special activities and this amazing photo op by @cardmyyard_kapolei. Make your reservations today! #comeandplay #makingmemories #familytime #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9! What better way to celebrate mom than with a day of play. Join us for special activities and this amazing photo op by @cardmyyard_kapolei. Make your reservations today! #comeandplay #makingmemories #familytime #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Thank you to all the families that celebrated May Day with us!  Join us on May 5 for Children’s Day! #comeandplay #mayda...
05/02/2021

Thank you to all the families that celebrated May Day with us! Join us on May 5 for Children’s Day! #comeandplay #maydayisleidayinhawaii #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

May Day Lei Making🌺Go on a nature walk to collect flowers and greens 🌺Cut a wooden skewer into a 4” piece. One end shoul...
05/01/2021

May Day Lei Making
🌺Go on a nature walk to collect flowers and greens
🌺Cut a wooden skewer into a 4” piece. One end should be pointed, the other will be blunt
🌺Tape a long thin string (we used floss) on the blunt end of the skewer
🌺Invite your child to push the threaded pointed end through flowers and greens
🌺Tie the two ends and enjoy 😊

May Day Lei Making
🌺Go on a nature walk to collect flowers and greens
🌺Cut a wooden skewer into a 4” piece. One end should be pointed, the other will be blunt
🌺Tape a long thin string (we used floss) on the blunt end of the skewer
🌺Invite your child to push the threaded pointed end through flowers and greens
🌺Tie the two ends and enjoy 😊

Celebrate May Day with us on Saturday, May 1.  Reservations can be made on our website. #comeandplay #mayday #hawaiichil...
04/29/2021

Celebrate May Day with us on Saturday, May 1. Reservations can be made on our website. #comeandplay #mayday #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Celebrate May Day with us on Saturday, May 1. Reservations can be made on our website. #comeandplay #mayday #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Did you know our Hawaiian Airlines airplane gets regular maintenance just like the real ones?  Thank you @hawaiianairlin...
04/26/2021

Did you know our Hawaiian Airlines airplane gets regular maintenance just like the real ones? Thank you @hawaiianairlines avionics crew for keeping our airplane in tip top shape! #comeandplay #inspiringfutureaviators #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Did you know our Hawaiian Airlines airplane gets regular maintenance just like the real ones? Thank you @hawaiianairlines avionics crew for keeping our airplane in tip top shape! #comeandplay #inspiringfutureaviators #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Thank you @meadowgoldhawaii for the delicious juice for our guests to enjoy after a fun day of play. #comeandplay #POG #...
04/25/2021

Thank you @meadowgoldhawaii for the delicious juice for our guests to enjoy after a fun day of play. #comeandplay #POG #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Thank you @meadowgoldhawaii for the delicious juice for our guests to enjoy after a fun day of play. #comeandplay #POG #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Our May Make and Take kits are now available!  Celebrate mom with a homemade gift and card 🌸 and celebrate Children’s Da...
04/24/2021

Our May Make and Take kits are now available! Celebrate mom with a homemade gift and card 🌸 and celebrate Children’s Day by decorating a Koinobori 🎏 #athomelearning #craftkits #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Our May Make and Take kits are now available! Celebrate mom with a homemade gift and card 🌸 and celebrate Children’s Day by decorating a Koinobori 🎏 #athomelearning #craftkits #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Earth Day!  Try this fun recycled bead craft.  Using old magazines or newspaper, cut triangular shapes to create y...
04/22/2021

Happy Earth Day! Try this fun recycled bead craft. Using old magazines or newspaper, cut triangular shapes to create your beads. Roll the paper onto a pencil starting at the base. Glue the end shut and slide the bead off the pencil. Lace your beads on ribbon or yarn and enjoy! #earthdayactivities #recycledcrafts #athomelearning #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Earth Day! Try this fun recycled bead craft. Using old magazines or newspaper, cut triangular shapes to create your beads. Roll the paper onto a pencil starting at the base. Glue the end shut and slide the bead off the pencil. Lace your beads on ribbon or yarn and enjoy! #earthdayactivities #recycledcrafts #athomelearning #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

We are open tomorrow, April 22, from 9-11 in celebration of Earth Day!  Come join the fun.  #earthday #comeandplay #hawa...
04/21/2021

We are open tomorrow, April 22, from 9-11 in celebration of Earth Day! Come join the fun. #earthday #comeandplay #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

We are open tomorrow, April 22, from 9-11 in celebration of Earth Day! Come join the fun. #earthday #comeandplay #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

We are celebrating Earth Day on Thursday, April 22 from 9am-11am.  Play in our outdoor courtyard, plant a seed, and enjo...
04/16/2021

We are celebrating Earth Day on Thursday, April 22 from 9am-11am. Play in our outdoor courtyard, plant a seed, and enjoy making crafts from recycled materials. Reserve your tickets today! #earthday #celebrate #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter #comeandplay

We are celebrating Earth Day on Thursday, April 22 from 9am-11am. Play in our outdoor courtyard, plant a seed, and enjoy making crafts from recycled materials. Reserve your tickets today! #earthday #celebrate #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter #comeandplay

Beach Inspired Alphabet Play 🐚Add the desired amount of salt to a Ziploc bag.🐚 Add food coloring to the bag. The more fo...
04/15/2021

Beach Inspired Alphabet Play

🐚Add the desired amount of salt to a Ziploc bag.
🐚 Add food coloring to the bag. The more food coloring, the brighter your colors.  
🐚Zip the bag tightly, without air inside. Knead the salt and coloring until it is all mixed together.
🐚Pour the salt onto a plate or tray. Use alphabet cards to inspire children’s writing.
🐚Extend on their letter making by adding shells to their writing.
🐚For older learners: can they write their letters without the card cues? Write their name? Sight words?

Beach Inspired Alphabet Play

🐚Add the desired amount of salt to a Ziploc bag.
🐚 Add food coloring to the bag. The more food coloring, the brighter your colors.  
🐚Zip the bag tightly, without air inside. Knead the salt and coloring until it is all mixed together.
🐚Pour the salt onto a plate or tray. Use alphabet cards to inspire children’s writing.
🐚Extend on their letter making by adding shells to their writing.
🐚For older learners: can they write their letters without the card cues? Write their name? Sight words?

We are celebrating moms on Mother's Day with a one-of-a-kind party!  Register today. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1...
04/14/2021

We are celebrating moms on Mother's Day with a one-of-a-kind party! Register today. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe1B0jBnktWqEu5XxQg0_5QhaZgwKSKo7PgfrIRgQhSYaQHNw/viewform #comeandplay #familytime #makingmemories #mothersday #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

We are celebrating moms on Mother's Day with a one-of-a-kind party! Register today. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe1B0jBnktWqEu5XxQg0_5QhaZgwKSKo7PgfrIRgQhSYaQHNw/viewform #comeandplay #familytime #makingmemories #mothersday #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

We are excited to offer private play times for small groups now until the end of a May.  For reservations please email i...
04/11/2021

We are excited to offer private play times for small groups now until the end of a May. For reservations please email [email protected]. #comeandplay #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

We are excited to offer private play times for small groups now until the end of a May. For reservations please email [email protected]. #comeandplay #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Aloha Friday! 🌸🌈☀️ We hope to see some of you this weekend.  #comeandplay #makingmemories #familytime #hawaiichild...
04/09/2021

Happy Aloha Friday! 🌸🌈☀️ We hope to see some of you this weekend. #comeandplay #makingmemories #familytime #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Aloha Friday! 🌸🌈☀️ We hope to see some of you this weekend. #comeandplay #makingmemories #familytime #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

04/08/2021

Does your child know how our island home was formed? Follow these simple steps for a DIY volcano activity.
🌋 Put a small cup inside a larger cup.  Fill the larger cup 1/2 way with sand.
🌋Have your child scoop and pour baking soda into the smaller cup.
🌋Have your child mix 1 drop of orange or red food coloring to some vinegar.
🌋Ask your child to make a hypothesis as to what will happen when they mix the baking soda and vinegar. Then test out their hypothesis by having them pour the vinegar into the smaller cup.
🌋Discuss their findings! They just created a shield volcano, a similar process is what happened to form Hawaii millions and millions of years ago! #stemeducation #handsonlearning #athomelearning #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

04/05/2021

It’s always nice to see old friends again! #lanimoohawaii #meadowgolddairies #comeandplay #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Spring Fling at the Discovery Center!  A special thank you to Meadow Gold Dairies for the delicious ice cream sundaes. #...
04/03/2021

Spring Fling at the Discovery Center! A special thank you to Meadow Gold Dairies for the delicious ice cream sundaes. #easter2021 #egghunt #springcraftsforkids #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Spring Fling at the Discovery Center! A special thank you to Meadow Gold Dairies for the delicious ice cream sundaes. #easter2021 #egghunt #springcraftsforkids #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

We’re going on an egg hunt! having fun at day 1 of Spring Fling. #comeandplay #makingmemories #hawaiichildrensdiscoveryc...
04/02/2021

We’re going on an egg hunt! having fun at day 1 of Spring Fling. #comeandplay #makingmemories #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

We’re going on an egg hunt! having fun at day 1 of Spring Fling. #comeandplay #makingmemories #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Stop in today or tomorrow to pick our fun Make and Take kits for the long weekend. You can make a Bunny Basket or create...
04/02/2021

Stop in today or tomorrow to pick our fun Make and Take kits for the long weekend. You can make a Bunny Basket or create with our Spring Play-doh set. Order your kit for pick up on our website. #athomelearning #diycrafts #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

If you have a fossil lover try out this simple DIY activity! 🦕in a bowl mix together:     ▪    4 Cups of flour▪    1 Cup...
04/01/2021

If you have a fossil lover try out this simple DIY activity!
🦕in a bowl mix together:     ▪    4 Cups of flour
▪    1 Cup of Salt
▪    1-2 Cups of Water {if too wet, add more flour}
🦕    Pour the dry ingredients in a large bowl and slowly add the water. Mix until it feels slightly moist, but not not too sticky.
🦕 Pat out dough to approx 1/4in thickness. Use your hands and dinosaurs to creat fossils, bones, teeth and eggs!
🦕On parchment place your prehistoric objects. Bake at 325 degrees for 1hr 45 min.
🦕Allow to cool. Then add them to dry dirt or sand for a prehistoric dig {we issued tweezers, paintbrushes and magnifying glasses to help us}.
▪️Can your child sort what they find? By object, by size?
▪️Can they count the number in each group? How about  total number?

Our new April Literacy Kits and Make and Take Kits are now available for order.  We have an Easter themed literacy kit, ...
03/29/2021

Our new April Literacy Kits and Make and Take Kits are now available for order. We have an Easter themed literacy kit, a bunny basket kit and a spring play-doh kit. You can order kits on our website. #athomelearning #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Our new April Literacy Kits and Make and Take Kits are now available for order. We have an Easter themed literacy kit, a bunny basket kit and a spring play-doh kit. You can order kits on our website. #athomelearning #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

St. Patrick's Day is next week and we have the perfect literacy kit to help you celebrate.  Enjoy reading 4 books and ma...
03/08/2021

St. Patrick's Day is next week and we have the perfect literacy kit to help you celebrate. Enjoy reading 4 books and making a Rainbow Bracelet and Shamrock Suncatcher. #earlyliteracy #raisingareader #athomelearning #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter
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St. Patrick's Day is next week and we have the perfect literacy kit to help you celebrate. Enjoy reading 4 books and making a Rainbow Bracelet and Shamrock Suncatcher. #earlyliteracy #raisingareader #athomelearning #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter
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So happy to welcome our Toddler Time families back to class today! #earlylearning #toddlertime #hawaiichildrensdiscovery...
03/04/2021

So happy to welcome our Toddler Time families back to class today! #earlylearning #toddlertime #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

So happy to welcome our Toddler Time families back to class today! #earlylearning #toddlertime #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Thank you to everyone who came to play today! #familytime #makingmemories #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter
03/03/2021

Thank you to everyone who came to play today! #familytime #makingmemories #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Thank you to everyone who came to play today! #familytime #makingmemories #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

There is still time to get your Girls Day craft kits.  Orders can be placed on our website. #makeandtake #hinamatsuri #h...
03/02/2021

There is still time to get your Girls Day craft kits. Orders can be placed on our website. #makeandtake #hinamatsuri #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

There is still time to get your Girls Day craft kits. Orders can be placed on our website. #makeandtake #hinamatsuri #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Getting ready to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday tomorrow.  Come join the fun and reserve your tickets today! #comeandpla...
03/01/2021

Getting ready to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday tomorrow. Come join the fun and reserve your tickets today! #comeandplay #drseussbirthday #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Getting ready to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday tomorrow. Come join the fun and reserve your tickets today! #comeandplay #drseussbirthday #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Celebrate Girls Day and St. Patrick's Day at home with these fun Make and Take Kits available the month of March. #athom...
02/25/2021

Celebrate Girls Day and St. Patrick's Day at home with these fun Make and Take Kits available the month of March. #athomelearning #makeandtake #DIY #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter
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Celebrate Girls Day and St. Patrick's Day at home with these fun Make and Take Kits available the month of March. #athomelearning #makeandtake #DIY #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter
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We'll be open on Tuesday, March 2 from 9-11 to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday. Make your reservations on our website.  I...
02/20/2021

We'll be open on Tuesday, March 2 from 9-11 to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday. Make your reservations on our website. If you aren't able to join us rent one of our Dr. Seuss themed literacy kits on our website. #drseussbirthday #celebrate #earlyliteracy #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

We'll be open on Tuesday, March 2 from 9-11 to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday. Make your reservations on our website. If you aren't able to join us rent one of our Dr. Seuss themed literacy kits on our website. #drseussbirthday #celebrate #earlyliteracy #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Aloha Friday!  Enjoy making these beautiful Rainbow Suncatchers.  1) Fill a lid with glue. 2) Drop in food colorin...
02/19/2021

Happy Aloha Friday! Enjoy making these beautiful Rainbow Suncatchers. 1) Fill a lid with glue. 2) Drop in food coloring. 3) Use a toothpick to swirl the colors. 4) Let dry over night. 5) Punch a hole and tie a ribbon to hang. #kidscrafts #stemeducation #athomelearning #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Happy Aloha Friday! Enjoy making these beautiful Rainbow Suncatchers. 1) Fill a lid with glue. 2) Drop in food coloring. 3) Use a toothpick to swirl the colors. 4) Let dry over night. 5) Punch a hole and tie a ribbon to hang. #kidscrafts #stemeducation #athomelearning #hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter

Address

111 Ohe St
Honolulu, HI
96813

Opening Hours

Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 13:00
Thursday 09:00 - 13:00
Friday 09:00 - 13:00
Saturday 10:00 - 15:00
Sunday 10:00 - 15:00

Telephone

(808) 524-5437

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