Learn about sunflowers while hiking, listening to stories and playing games.
Wendy & DB love to get kids singing, wiggling, jumping, dancing and having a great time. Their original songs encourage children to use their imaginations, teach musical basics like melody and rhythm, and show kids how to have fun with words.
Make concoctions that change form right before your eyes.
Find out which animals have bones, and what their bones look and feel like. Touch and play with real bones. Play with plastic and plush versions of animals with bones. Make footprints of animals found in your neighborhood and around the world.
Learn all about the Terrapenes and meet and touch several live turtles. Deb Krohn (“The Frog Lady”) will present.
Fans can interact with Shedd’s eleven shark species right here in the city. Activities planned include a behind-the-scenes Shark Feeding Tour, #SharksAtShedd Expert Twitter chat and Shedd researcher Dr. Kristine Stump’s Discovery Channel debut.
Kids will decorate a keepsake ice cream bowl, make ice cream from scratch, add delicious toppings and enjoy an ice cream social.
Exercise alone or with your children 3 and up. Playland Attendant on site for Children under 5. All first-time attendees recieve a Health & Fitness Goodie Bag. Bring a towel, water and a mat.
Outdoor butterfly garden where visitors can immerse
themselves with hundreds of live tropical butterfly species from
around the world. A field guide is
available to help visitors identify dozens of species in the
exhibition. Visitors can also observe butterflies hatching through
a window into the pupa emergence room.
Try out some goofy faces, learn a wacky walk or build an arsenal of original knock-knock jokes. Once your material is ready, it's time to hit the stage and showcase your best bits at the Children's Museum's own comedy club.