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See Local History in the Making

View symbols & stories of 2020 that show how COVID-19 impacted & continues to impact Topeka & Shawnee County.

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Tell Your Pandemic Story

Share your images, objects and stories of 2020 for an upcoming gallery exhibit.

City Quest 3: Build A City

Find a few different ways to create your own city and play a special “explore your neighborhood” bingo game!

One-Page Futuristic City Book

Create your own futuristic city book. Unlike other books, this one is three-dimensional! Supplies City template Cardstock paper Scissors Markers, crayons or colored pencils Make the Pages Step 1 Make a copy of the template provided onto cardstock paper. Cut the four rectangles apart. Step 2 Color the three city scenes. For a more dramatic […]

Robot Puppet

Beep Beep Boop … Calling all Robot Fans! It’s time to make a robot puppet. Supplies Copy of template Thin cardboard box like a cereal or cracker box Glue stick Scissors Hole punch Colored pencils, crayons or markers String, yarn or wire: 3 pieces 5 inches long and 1 piece 15 inches long 4 Paper […]