Hike through the winter wonderland of Lincoln Marsh on
snowshoes. Marshmallows, hot cocoa and a campfire afterward.
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Kids, accompanied by an adult, can make simple versions of
objects inspired by Native American cultures to take home as
souvenirs or gifts. From 2-2:30 p.m., hear Native American stories
told in the museum's Teaching Lodge area.
Enjoy an evening of camping with the whole family on the turf at
Falcon Park Recreation Center. Games, crafts, movie, and more.
Let your kids be little firefighters and put out some pretend
fires, drive a fire truck and explore an ambulance. Every child
gets a chance to dress up as a firefighter, slide down the pole,
explore a fire truck and ambulance, interact with our real
firefighters plus create a firefighter craft project to take
Model trains will wind their way through a miniature village set
in a field of poinsettias. The village is made entirely of natural
materials and features a variety of Chicago-style homes and famous
buildings such as the neighborhood bungalow, Chicago Theatre and
Chicago Water Tower Place. Nov. 26-Jan. 8.
See a toy so amazing, so unbelievable, it has the power to
transform into anything you want it to be. Enter a world where
imagination rules, and ordinary becomes extraordinary.
A new traveling exhibit created by Children's Museum of
Pittsburgh that links familiar childhood objects to a process of
manufacturing that combines people, ideas and technology. Inspired
by the factory tour segments from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, the
exhibit offers hands-on activities using real factory tools and
machines to create objects including crayons, a baseball bat and a
matchbox car, just to name a few.
The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a
Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the
design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The
bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning
opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional
representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.
Discover how sounds make music, and how music makes you feel,
with activities like making melodies on bolt- and wrench-a-phones,
using soft sculpture pegs to make a music box, blowing air over a
reed, moving musical notes on a staff, beating percussion
instruments, and creating an artistic masterpiece that reflects how
music makes you feel
Take a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the world of magic and
its historic roots in Chicago. Features a multimedia object theater
experience, artifact display and live performances. Discover the
tricks of the trade and witness Chicago's magical past reappear
before your very eyes.