Families drop in for nature-related crafts and educational
Dr. Megan Foley-Nicpon leads a discussion on twice-exceptional
students, or gifted students with co-existing disabilities. Dr.
Foley-Nicpon discusses best practices for accommodating
twice-exceptional students' needs, which includes identifying and
developing talent domains.
Learn about local hawks, falcons, eagles, and owls. The program
includes bird artifacts that visitors can see and touch.
Kids wear pajamas and bring a stuffed friend to a special
evening story time program.
Feature the black bear and its adaptations for survival in the
forest. Crawl into the bear's den, compare your senses to that of
the black bear, feel his fur, come face to face with a black bear
mount and more.
Exhibit includes numerous artifacts, photographs and other
documentary items that tell the story of Chicago's iconic candy
makers, including Snickers, Lemonheads, Butterfingers
and Cracker Jack.
Interactive learning centers include a barn slide, apple
orchard and chicken coop. Maggie, a life-sized
fiberglass milking cow sponsored by Golden Oaks Farm in Wauconda,
will be the focus of the new exhibit. Maggie is over five feet tall
and features a working udder that recirculates the water that