We're midway through summer and you can already see everything your kids learned in school slipping away like the waterdrops off their swimsuits. It's time to start thinking about heading off complete summer brain drain.
Luckily, the Chicago area offers plenty of opportunities to have some fun while sneaking in a little learning about history, art and geography.
Here are a few ideas to make sure little brains stay engaged the rest of the summer.
Family outings can be easily adapted depending on the age of the child, and activities before or after a visit to a local landmark can supplement what you've learned.