Event features movements and songs by the Miss Lori of Miss Lori’s CAMPUS and dialogic reading by WTTW’s tour manager, Mr. Brandon. Plus, interactive games that helps create excitement about reading. Following every 60 minute show, WTTW gives each child a bag comprised of special learning materials, resources for parents and caregivers, and a book. Check website for locations throughout the summer.
The WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van educates parents and children about proper nutrition and delivers that message in a fun, interactive, two-hour performance that includes stretching, dancing, singing, healthy food sampling, and one-on-one nutritional guidance and education. Each performance is lead by Miss Lori of Miss Lori’s CAMPUS and WTTW’s Mr. Brandon. Plus, an appearance and photo op with Arthur. Each event takes place within the "WTTW Kids Village" which has a stage area, sampling canopies, and a learning tent.
Families can discover how all of the ingredients for pizza and other foods are grown and cooked together as well as receive a special seed to take home.
Look around at all of the flowers in the Children’s Garden and find your favorite to paint.
Get close to nature and discover where food comes from with activities in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden. Learn about plant parts, the life of a bee, different types of seeds, how to plant a rainbow garden, worm composting and more.
The spectacle is choreographed to music and produced by award-winning Melrose Pyrotechnics. Watch from a lakefront boat cruise, Navy Pier’s South Dock or one of the Ferris wheel gondolas.
Kids jump off a platform onto a 30-foot rope suspended from the ceiling of the museum, smacking into a stack of stuff and sending it flying.
Kids gain confidence through healthy, smart risk-taking (you know, like licking a battery, mastering a power tool or becoming a human wrecking ball).
Curious nature-loving kids can experience the outdoors through programs like Bird Homes, Stroll with your Senses, Wind Power, Bird Behavior Hike and What’s Under a Log? Children will learn how to use their powers of observation and understanding to relate to the natural world around them.
Family programs, such as Sun Prints, LEGO Architects, Art
Glass Done Wright, Origami and Family Printmaking,
facilitated by a youth educator, encourage children to explore
Robie House as it inspires their own creativity.