Make homemade Valentine's Day cards and other fun crafts. Plus,
spend some time playing games and reading a special story.
Presented by Dr. Todd Roach, D.C. and
Occupational Therapist Francesca Knedlhans, MS, OTR/L.
This symposium will focus on solid nutritional and therapeutic
action families can take if they have a child who is experiencing
any number of challenges including: being a picky eater, having a
short temper, problems with bowel regulation, separation anxiety,
social issues, headaches, lack of organization skills, difficulty
with tactile feelings, poor sleeping habits and more.
This special exhibit features the Apatosaurus, one of the
largest land animals that ever existed. View an Apatosaurus
skull and leg bones, see how you measure up to an Apatosaurus leg
and footprint, touch a fossilized dinosaur bone and coprolite and
The Wonder Works exhibits are populated with a wide variety of
pretend sea life that can be part of your child's play. Search for
the plastic fish or whales in the Great Outdoors, adopt a farm
animal under the life-sized cow, build a zoo for the plastic
mammals in Build It, or identify the plush birds in the orchard.
New creatures are rotated in every month.
Search for gnomes in the Children's Garden using your best "I
Spy" skills. Checklist provided.
Children and adults can explore their creative sides in this
fully engaging, open-ended art experience. Materials change daily,
trained facilitators assist with the artistic process, while
children create masterpeices. The drop-in art studio is open 10:30
a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday-Saturday; 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Join Professor McBumble and his group of rag tag actors as they
present three different fairy tales with an anti-bullying message.
Updated adaptions of Little Red Ridinghood, The Ugly Duckling &
Three Billy Goats Gruff are performed in this world premiere
musical. "It's not cool to be cruel!" "It's so lame to call people
names!" are just a few of the lesson taught in this important show.
Performances are from Oct. 2-May 2 at locations throughout Chicago
and the suburbs. Check website for venue dates and times.