KidsQuest in the Community 11As a non-profit organization KidsQuest is proud to work with and be present in our community.  We have created a safe and welcoming place for children and families to play inside the Museum, and we also love to take that experience outside the Museum walls, directly into the community, bringing playful learning experiences filled with creativity, innovation, joy, and imagination to everyone we serve!

How is KidsQuest making an impact?

  • +2,400 Remote Learning kits donated to the community 
  • Free programming is a key component when you visit the museum or being able to have a piece of KidsQuest at home. Check
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  • 92 volunteers donated +600 hours in 2021!
  • 6,000 participants in FREE in-person programs
  • 5,000 Museums for All admissions for children and families
  • 44 scholarships awarded

    Want an in depth look at our impact? Check out our 2021 Impact Report.

Service Partners

KidsQuest is a collaborative non-profit partner, committed to building strong networks with children’s wellbeing at the core. The Museum transcends organizational boundaries, providing tools and techniques in playful learning to practitioners providing direct social services. Through a myriad of community partnerships, KidsQuest supports families and strives to remove barriers so that no child is denied their right and need to learn through the power of play.

Bellevue Police Foundation
Bellevue School District
Bellevue School District Early Learning
Eastside Pathways
*Hindi Time Kids
Jubilee Reach 
Kindering Center
King County Housing Authority
King County Housing Authority
*King County Library Systems
Lake Washington School District
Mary’s Place
National Charity League
NISO Programs
Refugee Women’s Alliance
Schools Out Washington
Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission
*Sprouting Image
UW School of Medicine

*Examples of relationships with our Service Partners:

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  • Teaming up with Hindi Time Kids on special events that make the Hindi language and South Asian culture accessible and fun for children and families.
  • Bringing KidsQuest programming to visitors of the library across the PNW.
  • KidsQuest summer camps feature a special class with teaching and tools provided by Sprouting Image. Where kids of all ages get to learn the technique and the art of taking photos.

Civic Engagement

KidsQuest is honored to be an active participant in many local initiatives and civic organizations, working to ensure a vibrant community for all to live, work and play!

Bellevue Chamber
Bellevue Downtown Association
Eastside Culture Coalition
Inspire Washington
Rotary Club of Bellevue
Visit Bellevue

When & Where is KidsQuest Popping up to Play?

Bellevue Farmers Market

KidsQuest’s Market Activities
Thursdays 3-7pm
6/30: Floral Color Mixing & Matching
7/14: Kaleidoscopes w/ natural materials
7/21: Leaf Rubbing + leaf Tracing
8/18: Vegetable Still Life

Stay tuned as we continue to pop up in a neighborhood near you!!

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Thank you to all of our annual donors, funders, & corporate partners who support our work in the community.