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Keep It Moving!

Chicago Children's Museum | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

A variety of lively activities that are good for every "body."

When: 11:15 a.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Spring Break Staycation

Wheaton College | Wheaton, Ill.

FREE  

Includes interactive arts events, scavenger hunts, performed drama, story time, and open gym activities. Children must be accompanied by their caregivers. Activities take place on campus at the Billy Graham Center Museum, Community School of the Arts, Sports & Recreation Complex, and Wade Center. For more information, call 630.752.5909.

When: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Spring Flower Show

Wilder Park Conservatory | Elmhurst, Ill.

FREE  

Come visit the newly restored Wilder Park Conservatory during the Spring Flower Show.

When: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Cost: Free

Duck, Duck, Goose

Lake View Nature Center | Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.

FREE  

This special exhibit features water birds including the duck, goose, merganser, grebe, heron and cormorant. View taxidermy bird mounts, play in a pretend pond, see how youmeasure up to a heron wingspan, learn about bird beaks and feet and more.

Cost: Free

By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst

Elmhurst Historical Museum | Elmhurst, Ill.

FREE  

Exhibit takes visitors on a journey of discovery that shows how Elmhurst has changed and grown over the past 165 years. The second floor gallery will be transformed into an innovative exhibit that tells the story of Elmhurst from its earliest days to the present. Visitors will enjoy displays that combine artifacts with the latest in museum technology. Includes a large-scale photograph of York Street in the 1920s that comes to life, an interactive table-top map that allows time travel through the city, kinetic-type graphics and touch screen displays, and a mini-theatre experience showcasing Elmhurst’s people and places.

Cost: Free

Once Upon a Fairy Tale

Waukegan Public Library | Waukegan, Ill.

FREE  

Features 2,200 square-feet of interactive learning centers right out of the pages of well-known fairytales. Hands-on elements will immerse children in fantasy stories and promote literacy by fostering a love of books, reading and storytelling. A key element of the exhibit focuses on imagination and role playing, which helps children learn about people and events on other sides of the world and ponder the future. Activities include woodworking in Geppetto’s workshop, climbing up Rapunzel’s tower, building houses with the three little pigs, mining for diamonds with Snow White’s dwarves, creating Hansel and Gretel’s candy house, and sitting in Cinderella’s carriage. The exhibit also highlights the morals and lessons of each story.

Cost: Free
 










 
 
 
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