Investigate the myths and facts about bats. Roast marshmallows around a campfire while learning about bats, then go on a hike to find these mosquito-eating machines. Plus, use bat detectors to "listen" for them as they search for food. Wear long sleeves, pants, and some bug repellent.
Stamp, collage, and more with geometrical shapes. Turn ordinary shapes into works of art.
Cantigny's resident horticulturists lead a leisurely bike ride through the sprawling gardens, with plenty of stops at different areas of the gardens.
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.
Part of the Kraft Kids Concert series. Park opens at 11 a.m.
Kids will get a chance to make their own personal kite and decorate it using a magic bubble solution. They will also learn the science behind what makes kites fly and then see them in action.
Watch "The Lego Movie" in Spanish with English subtitles. Children's activities start at 7 p.m.
At 6 p.m., enjoy Jiggle Jam, a music fest for children and families. They bring a unique flair that covers a wide range of styles, including rock and roll, calypso, boogie and blues. Then at 7 p.m., watch Kid Bucks Game show - where members of the audience will participate and compete in clever, creative games.
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.
Exhibit features a child-sized laboratory where kids can explore how scientists impact health and wellness through hands-on, interactive machinery, processes and technology. A demonstration area of the exhibit will allow guest scientists and educators to perform fun and interactive scientific experiments appropriate for young children.