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Early Literacy: Getting Your Child Ready to Read

Des Plaines Public Library | Des Plaines, Ill.

FREE  

Using the Association of Library Services to Children (ALSC) guide, Every Child Ready to Read, explore the five main skills children need to have before they reach kindergarten and how to foster those skills at home. Materials are provided.

When: 7-8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview, Ill.

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.

Cost: $9.50, $8.50 seniors

Ravinia Festival Music Makers

Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview, Ill.

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

Cost: Free with admission
 







 
 
 
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