Explore Discovery Place Kids alongside our favorite books

Explore Discovery Place Kids alongside our favorite books

Discovery Place Kids Huntersville

Welcome back to Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville!

As you make plans to come back to the Museum, we’ve been busy gathering books that let you dive deeper into each of our exhibitions. Whether you’re fanning the curiosity flames of a future firefighter, cooking up ideas with your junior chef or taking off into the unknown with your potential pilot, we’ve got a book for you.

Check out these 10 amazing books and learn how to bring them to life during your next visit to Discovery Place Kids.

1. Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

As you get ready to visit Discovery Place Kids again, get your little pilot ready for takeoff. Discover ways to create your own adventures and think outside the box in Going Places.

2. The Busy Body Book by Lizzy Rockwell
Get excited for exercise and learn about your body, before visiting I Can Be Healthy at Discovery Place Kids.

3. I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry

Explore the deep sea with Kevin Sherry’s I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean. Compare sizes of sea creatures and see what surprise is waiting at the end of this book. Then swim on over to the Museum for fun in I CAN Explore-Underwater.

4. A is for Artichoke from America's Test Kitchen

Shopping in the Town Market looks a little different these days, but establishing healthy eating habits is always important. Explore the alphabet and learn food facts with this multi-level board book that engages all ages.

5. The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall

You can go apple picking any time with Zoe Hall’s The Apple Pie Tree. This book

explores the changing seasons and will get you ready for some fall fun. Do you know where our apple tree is located? Be sure to look for it on your next visit!

6. The Great Pasta Escape by Miranda Paul

Before you come to the Town Café at Discovery Place Kids, keep an eye on your food. The pasta is making a break for it! Have fun with your food and learn the importance of teamwork and creative thinking in this book.

7. Festival of Colors by Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal

Vivid hues and vibrant flowers will delight as little ones explore Holi, the festival of colors. Your child will grow with this book, exploring colors and cultures around the world. You can’t miss our larger-than-life colorful flowers when you visit the Museum.

8. Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor by Patricia Valdez

Keep your future veterinarian feeling inspired with this true story about one of the first zoologists: Joan Procter. Then, come check out the Vet’s Office at Discovery Place Kids!

9. The Little Red Fort by Brenda Maier

Keep your little builder busy with this book that will have you building at home using the materials you already have. Find out what you can do with some hard work, imagination and cooperation! When you’re ready, come see us in I CAN Build where you can bring even larger building projects to life.

10. Too Much Glue by Jason Lefebvre

Before you come to the Museum, jump-start your creativity at home by reading Too Much Glue and send us a picture of your artwork. (Tag us on Facebook: @DPKHuntersville or on Instagram: @discoveryplace_kids). Then, stop by I Can Create on your next visit Discovery Place Kids for even more creative fun!

Rockingham Facade At Dusk
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