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So much creative fun and for free!

My boys are 7 and 4 and they both loved Kaleidoscope. There was so much to do and the staff was... read more

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Orlando, Florida
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Dhara & Logan

Took the Grandchildren here for 45 minutes for them to be creative and have fun . It is sponsored... read more

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Kaleidoscope nourishes the creative spirit. It is a place where all children and their families are invited to be creative, have fun, and feel good about their own special ideas. Provided by Hallmark Cards, Kaleidoscope is FREE! At Kaleidoscope...more
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2500 Grand Blvd, Crown Center, Kansas City, MO 64108-2616
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My boys are 7 and 4 and they both loved Kaleidoscope. There was so much to do and the staff was friendly and helpful. The boys created puzzles, greeting cards and birthday hats. They provided bags to put their creations in and just loved all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jamib713
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the Grandchildren here for 45 minutes for them to be creative and have fun . It is sponsored by Hallmark and is free. Call ahead to avoid school groups .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way to the Hallmark Visitor's Center, we found Kaleidoscope and the kids insisted we stop because it looked like so much fun inside. A greeter quickly said hello and explained that it is a FREE experience for the community provided by Hallmark. How...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OurDailyAdventure
Reviewed December 17, 2018

I love Kaleidoscope. They have been around for a very long time. I hope they continue and stay around for an even longer time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank travelnana2014
Reviewed November 17, 2018

My boys loved this place when they were growing up and we just took some friends' kids who also loved it. Some kids won't want to go in alone (my godchild did not and would not!), and adults cannot go in routinely. But they do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank am a
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Kaleidoscope is a great place to go with your kids. I'd recommend for ages 3-13. I love that its free and really fun! They have so many fun and unique things to make art out of, and if you aren't finished when your session ends,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to go visit and craft your heart away for an hour. Mostly good for littler children. Great artwork and books and Work areas laid out with ample space. Free. And you get to have a blast as a bonus.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed September 24, 2018

I took the kid that I nanny here for a fun day out and she had a blast. She got to create all sorts of things and it was all free!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Analeigh V
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

My boys 11 and 8 had a lot of fun, I wasn't sure at first but I let my older son alone to create on his own... with out his mom over him. There favorite part was the black light room painting with melted crayons...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fwmomof5
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We took a 9 year old and she had a great time creating arts and crafts at all the station. Actually, we had fun too. What we liked best was the puzzle station: draw or paint on a blank cardboard, then run it through the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dwayne G
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March 17, 2018|
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Response from rochellek439 | Reviewed this property |
The place is great but I think boys that age would get bored quickly.
April 6, 2016|
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Response from MissouriLucy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is first come, first serve. There is no entry fee. I think they run it by sessions...in other words I think you can get in line and get in 2 or 3 different times each day. (We got there before 9:00 a.m. and just... More
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February 27, 2016|
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Response from Danielle B | Reviewed this property |
Hours are different each day. They open session times rather than keep the facility open during all day. I can't post a specific website address but search for hallmark kaleidoscope calendar and you ought to find their site... More
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Kaleidoscope Apartments (22 Replies)
Hi. I am looking at a New York apartment in the holiday rental section of Trip Advisor (unfortunately it does not have a rating). It is with a company called Kaleidoscope.com. It looks legitimate but with all the scams around it is difficult to be sure. Does anybody know if this is a good company to deal with. Thanks
March 15, 2010|
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If the apartment is listed in New York city without even seeing it the likely answer is that it is either a scam or illegal. TA does not vet these listings and the company may exist but the apartment surely could be not legit. Bottom line rent a hotel room or an apartment style hotel room
My son's packed and ready but I can't stop laughing (21 Replies)
I laughed really hard last night when I opened my 4 1/2 year old son Ben’s backpack that he packed for the trip. I'm pretty sure I'm traveling with McGuyver. We leave tomorrow for our 23 day adventure on Maui. This will be my son's 3rd trip to Maui and he's already shared with me all the things we "have to do". This year I decided to let him pack his own backpack for the plane of things he'll want to have with him on the island. It made me giggle Ben’s Backpack for Maui •...More
October 03, 2013|
Response fromBrightonBill|
Too funny. He studied the TSA allowed list before packing right?
Staying in Manhattan- Vacation Rentals (34 Replies)
Hello, I am staying in mahattan for a first time next month. We are ready to rent a studio for a few days from Kaleidoscope rentals. they sent pics and the location of the unit. Is this a good company? Is it a scam? They have a website and seem to have a good amount of information on nice units in the heart of Manhattan. Please let us know... if anyone has guidance.
October 29, 2007|
Response fromnywhiz|
Never heard of them. Post a link if you want more input. Do they have an address and landline telephone number?